Scientists Come Closer to the Industrial Synthesis of a Material Harder Than Diamond
Posted September 16, 2014 by in News
Researchers from the Technological Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials in Troitsk, MIPT, MISiS, and MSU have developed anew method for the synthesis of an ultrahard material that exceed...
Maximize Power and Efficiency with PADS Placement and Routing
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Posted September 16, 2014 by in Editorial
Some of the most time-consuming tasks in PCB design are placing parts on the board and routing traces. Designers who complete these tasks efficiently can make a more positive and direct impact on desi...
New Light Shed On Why Batteries Go Bad
Posted September 15, 2014 by in News
A comprehensive look at how tiny particles in a lithium ion battery electrode behave shows that rapid-charging the battery and using it to do high-power, rapidly draining work may not be as damaging a...
Data Center Trend: Distributed Power in the White Space
Posted September 15, 2014 by in Editorial
Cloud computing vendors and colocation data centers make every effort to maximize the scalability, efficiency and agility of their data centers. As a result, more and more of them are investigating re...
How Salt Causes Buildings to Crumble
Posted September 12, 2014 by in News
Salt crystals are often responsible when buildings start to show signs of ageing. Researchers from the Institute for Building Materials have studied salt damage in greater depth and can now predict we...
4 Key Things Manufacturers Can Do to Improve the Customer Experience
Posted September 12, 2014 by in Editorial
This infographic pinpoints the results of a survey highlighting the main concerns among manufacturers, and how modern, flexible technology can bridge the customer experience gap. Download White Paper...
World’s Largest DNA Origami Created
Posted September 11, 2014 by in News
Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world's largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ran...
Top 6 Technologies Small and Midsize Manufacturers Can’t Afford to Ignore
Posted September 11, 2014 by in Editorial
Manufacturers today are looking for innovative ways to differentiate themselves in the competitive global marketplace. Understanding customers’ needs in great detail is essential to positioning thei...
Wireless Experts Tap Unused TV Spectrum
Posted September 10, 2014 by in News
Rice University wireless researchers have found a way to make the most of the unused UHF TV spectrum by serving up fat streams of data over wireless hotspots that could stretch for miles. [captio...
Advanced Technologies Improve MRI for Kids
Posted September 9, 2014 by in News
Pediatric patients who could benefit greatly from an MRI of the abdomen, chest, or pelvis, often undergo CT scans instead. One reason is that in order to acquire a faithful MR image, patients must ho...
3 Key Areas to Reduce Costs with Lean Techniques
Posted September 9, 2014 by in Editorial
Continuous process improvement is more critical than ever for manufacturers to become lean. One key area of focus is on the flow of product from supplier to customer. Naturally, any process that imped...
Sun-Powered Desalination for Villages in India
Posted September 8, 2014 by in News
Around the world, there is more salty groundwater than fresh, drinkable groundwater. For example, 60 percent of India is underlain by salty water -- and much of that area is not served by an electric ...
Eight Simple Steps On How To Successfully Select An ERP System
Posted September 8, 2014 by in Editorial
An Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system is a series of software applications or modules that collects data from your sales, purchasing, finance, inventory, supply chain, manufacturing and quality...
A Smart Fluorescent Antenna for Wi-Fi Applications
Posted September 5, 2014 by in News
A new invention uses ionized gas in fluorescent light tubes to transmit Internet wireless frequency signals throughout a building with the aid of already existing electrical wiring. [caption id="at...
Changing Temperature Powers Sensors in Hard-to-Reach Places
Posted September 4, 2014 by in News
A centuries-old clock built for a king is the inspiration for a group of computer scientists and electrical engineers who hope to harvest power from the air. [caption id="attachment_4451" align="al...
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