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AIM presents roadmap for US integrated photonics

400-page study highlights market drivers and investment targets for US photonics through 2030.

Thu 23 Mar 17 from optics.org

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Manufacturing system may stem cost effects

High costs of production and labor, combined with high rates of technological change, often cause manufacturers in developed countries to take their production offshore to lower-cost sources.

Tue 7 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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SOI wafers are suitable substrates for gallium nitride crystals

In cooperation with Okmetic Oy and the Polish ITME, researchers at Aalto University have studied the application of SOI (Silicon On Insulator) wafers, which are used as a platform for manufacturing ...

Thu 2 Mar 17 from Phys.org

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The NASA imager dentists use daily

When sitting in the dentist's chair, few patients think of NASA. But the space agency is there nonetheless, in the sensor that enables high-resolution, digital X-ray imagery that helps the dentist ...

Fri 24 Feb 17 from TechXplore

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New Storage Device Potentially Store Data for 1,000 Years (1)

A Japanese research group developed a technology to realize a storage device that can store data for more than 1,000 years and has a recording density equivalent to that of an HDD.

Fri 24 Feb 17 from Tech-On

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Efficient power converter for internet of things

The "internet of things" is the idea that vehicles, appliances, civil structures, manufacturing equipment, and even livestock will soon have sensors that report information directly to networked ...

Fri 17 Feb 17 from TechXplore

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IBM integrates optics and electronics on a single chip

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Fri 14 Dec 12 from Gizmag

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New power amplifier design could double smartphone battery life

Cell phones have come a long way in terms of battery life, but lets be honest, there's still plenty of room for improvement. The very fact that we talk about using a phone for eight hours as ...

Tue 6 Nov 12 from Gizmag

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Caltech's chips survive laser armageddon thanks to self-healing powers

Although you are fairly unlikely to start zapping your gadgets with high-power lasers any time soon, scientists are already hard at work trying to make electronics immune to such cruelty. In ...

Tue 12 Mar 13 from Gizmag

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US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

The US military is spending millions to build "vanishing" technology that self-destructs on the battlefield, like the tape recorder that goes up in smoke in the "Mission: Impossible" television ...

Sat 8 Feb 14 from Phys.org

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