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2015-04-07 23:05:34

The Special Edition will highlight the innovation used to expand the Panama Canal Broomfield, Colo.

2015-04-07 23:00:41

Technical papers and presentations are being sought for SAE International’s 2015 On-Board Diagnostics Symposium, which will be held Sept.

2015-04-07 12:38:06

IEEE Internet of Things Survey Reports Mind Control Will Be the Technology of Choice in 10 Years NEW YORK, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-07 08:29:59

LONDON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The report, based on the extensive research study of the global building automation and controls market, is aimed at identifying the entire market of the

2015-04-07 08:23:20

Support includes Scientist Participation; Energizer Bunny Makes Special Appearance ST.

2015-04-06 16:26:53

NEW YORK, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James Williamson, electronics engineer, acclaimed musician, and former vice president of technical standards at Sony Electronics, has been

2015-04-06 08:22:52

HOUSTON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) plans to report earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2015 on Wednesday, May 6, 2015,

2015-04-03 23:01:56

SAE International is seeking volunteers for its 2015 Formula SAE Lincoln competition, to be held June 17 - 20 at the Lincoln Airpark in Lincoln, Neb. WARRENDALE,

2015-04-03 23:00:57

Peter Kirstein, often called "the father of the European Internet", will receive the 2015 Marconi Prize, considered the pinnacle honor for work in telecommunications and the Internet.

2015-04-03 08:23:17

Taiwan RF Foundry Selects Multi-metal Solstice for WLP and TWV Production KALISPELL, Mont., April 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology announced


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Computational Materials Science
2012-06-04 15:42:56

Computational Materials Science is a peer-reviewed scientific journal established in 1992 and published monthly by Elsevier. As of June 2012, the editors-in-chief are H. Dreysse and S. Schmauder. The journal’ focus is on existing and new advanced materials and their applications. Coverage encompasses experimental research, in concert with computational modeling of materials properties and materials phenomena. Article topics also discuss synthesis, materials characterization, materials...

IEEE Micro
2012-04-29 20:49:22

IEEE Micro is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1980, IEEE Micro targets small system and semiconductor chip professionals, including electronic engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns by prominent authors, technology news, experience reports, and opinion...

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2010-11-19 17:38:17

A transistor, made of a solid piece of semiconductor material, is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals. It has at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit. A voltage or current applied to one pair of transistor's terminals changes the current flowing through another pair of terminals. The transistor amplifies the signal since the controlled power can be much more than the controlling power. The transistor is a fundamental building block of...

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2010-10-06 21:55:14

A metal detector is a device that finds metal that may not be visible. The basic metal detector is composed of an oscillator producing an alternating current that passes through the coil producing an alternating magnetic field. If electrically conductive metal is close to the coil then the magnetic field is disrupted and thus the metal detector can sense the hidden metal. The first metal detectors were developed in the 1960s and were used for mining and other industries. They were used...

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2010-09-29 16:52:36

The incandescent light bulb provides a source of electric light through incandescence. The bulb works by passing current through a filament which heats to a temperature that produces light. The glass bulb that contains the filament prevents oxidation of the hot filament. The bulbs are also called electric lamps. Incandescent bulbs come in a various sizes and voltages. They can range from 1.5 volts to 300, require no external regulating equipment and have low manufacturing costs. They work...

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