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Schematic of the detector: the metamaterial couples the incident light to the semiconductor, and then it can be converted into an electric signal
2014-03-30 06:26:20

A new, extremely thin kind of light detector was created at Vienna University of Technology. Two very different technologies were combined for the first time: metamaterials and quantum cascade structures.

2014-03-28 23:26:31

Sound Seal announces their noise barrier ceiling tile covers are designed so your voice (or other sounds) do not echo or reflect back to you. Agawam, MA (PRWEB)

2014-03-28 23:25:12

KeeboMed Inc. has made a new addition to its inventory of portable ultrasound machines by introducing the Chison 8300 in its available collection.

Alligator Sound Perception Comes From Air-Filled Canals Between Their Ears
2014-03-28 09:21:20

For an animal without external ears, alligators have a strong sense of directional hearing and a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that the reptiles’ refined hearing is result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears.

2014-03-26 23:01:16

A University of Maryland-led team of biologists shows that alligators can keenly detect the direction of sounds because of large, air-filled channels connecting the two middle ears.

2014-03-21 23:25:20

Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc.

2014-03-20 08:24:21

Third generation Song Meter SM3 and SM3BAT represent breakthrough in wildlife recording technology MAYNARD, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

2014-03-18 23:30:36

Citiquiet, the nation’s leading designer of soundproof and energy efficient window systems, is now partnering with Home Depot to bring quiet to the lives and homes of America. New

A 3D Acoustic Cloak That Hides Objects From Sound
2014-03-12 12:14:17

Engineers at Duke University have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloaking device. The scientists reported that they have created a new device that reroutes sound waves...


Latest Acoustics Reference Libraries

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2010-09-24 18:11:38

A tuning fork, formed of a two-pronged fork, is an acoustic resonator with prongs formed from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal. When struck against a surface it resonates at a specific constant pitch emitting a pure musical tone after waiting a moment for some high overtones to die out. The length of the prongs determines the particular pitch of the fork. Most of the time it is used as a standard of pitch to tune other musical instruments. In 1711, John Shore invented the tuning fork. The...

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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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