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New Generation Of Superlattice Cameras Add More 'Color' To Night Vision
2011-10-20 07:00:00

Recent breakthroughs have enabled scientists from the Northwestern University´s Center for Quantum Devices to build cameras that can see more than one optical waveband or “color” in the dark. The semiconducting material used in the cameras — called type-II superlattices — can be tuned to absorb a wide range of infrared wavelengths, and now, a number of distinct infrared bands at the same time. The idea of capturing light simultaneously at different wavelengths...

2011-08-11 11:30:00

XI'AN, China, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment", OTCBB: CPQQ), a manufacturer of highly efficiency and energy saving amorphous alloy transformer cores and amorphous core transformers in China, today announced that it will hold its second quarter 2011 financial results conference call at 8:30 am ET on Tuesday August 16, 2011. The Company anticipates releasing its financial results on August 15, 2011. To attend the call, please...

2011-08-02 19:01:00

XI'AN, China, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment", OTCQB: CPQQ), a manufacturer of highly efficiency and energy saving amorphous alloy transformer cores and amorphous core transformers in China,today announced that the Company has retained MZ-HCI as its investor relations advisor. MZ-HCI will assist China Power Equipment with communicating its corporate, financial and investor developments to shareholders worldwide, while...

2011-06-16 06:44:00

XI'AN, China, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power" or "China Power Equipment" or the "Company," OTCBB: CPQQ), the designer, manufacturer, and distributor of a new generation of energy saving electric transformers and transformer cores in the People's Republic of China, today reported a summary of the conference it co-hosted with Asia Energy Platform to help improve the electric grid performance in rural China and other countries. The...

2011-05-13 08:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla. and BOLINGBROOK, Ill., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: SUNV) and EPIR Technologies, Inc. and affiliates announced today that they have settled the litigation between them that arose in August of 2010. The terms of the settlement provide that Sunovia and EPIR will share equally in the revenues from the jointly developed solar patent 12/261,827 published in 2010. In addition, each company will return to the other certain shares issued in...

2011-05-12 22:33:03

Stronger than steel or titanium"”and just as tough"”metallic glass is an ideal material for everything from cell-phone cases to aircraft parts. Now, researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have developed a new technique that allows them to make metallic-glass parts utilizing the same inexpensive processes used to produce plastic parts. With this new method, they can heat a piece of metallic glass at a rate of a million degrees per second and then mold it...

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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.