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2014-04-28 23:07:32

Software provides a new level of accuracy and reliability in event analysis. Lowell, MA, and Spartanburg, SC (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 AFL is launching TruEvent Technology, advanced event analysis software used in AFL’s M-series OTDRs that provides a new level of accuracy and reliability in event analysis. This new technology allows the user to confidently determine where losses meet or exceed specifications from data centers to long haul applications. “The introduction of TruEvent...

2014-04-28 20:22:08

ReportsnReports.com adds "2014 Market Research Report on Global Borosilicate Glass Industry" research report in its store. DALLAS, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- 2014 Market Research Report on Global Borosilicate Glass Industry is a professional and depth research report on Global Borosilicate Glass industry that you would know the world's major regional market conditions of Borosilicate Glass industry, the main region, including North American, Europe and Asia etc, and the main...

2014-04-27 23:02:33

DSS attendees can visit booth 313 to learn about Sydor's silicon and germanium IR windows for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) applications. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2014 Sydor Optics announced today that it will feature its newest developments in flat, IR optics at the SPIE Defense, Security & Sensing show in Baltimore, Md., May 5-9. This conference and exhibition showcases optics, IR imaging, lasers and sensing for defense, security, industry,...

2014-04-25 09:00:26

Explaining the mysterious dynamics of glassy materials Colorful church windows, beads on a necklace and many of our favorite plastics share something in common -- they all belong to a state of matter known as glasses. School children learn the difference between liquids and gases, but centuries of scholarship have failed to produce consensus about how to categorize glass. Now, combining theory and numerical simulations, researchers have resolved an enduring question in the theory of...

2014-04-25 08:23:19

DALLAS, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Foam Glass Market and Glass Beads Industry Analysis for Global and China Markets DeepResearchReports.com offers 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Foam Glass Industry and 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Glass Beads Industry market reports in its store. 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Foam Glass Industry is a 182 pages market study published in April 2014. Companies profiled in this...

2014-04-25 04:21:40

DUBLIN, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pr52fq/pico_projector) has announced the addition of the "Pico Projector Market by Technology, Type, Product Model, Brightness, Application, Geography, Forecasts & Analysis (2013-2020)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pr52fq/pico_projector ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Pico projectors is...

2014-04-23 23:14:54

Pittsburgh Corning provides their second project for DIY homeowners using the ProVantage® DIY Installation System. The project helps homeowners create Glass Block Door Side Light Windows for their entryway. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Pittsburgh Corning Corporation, a leader in the glass block industry for over 75 years, is providing a spring home improvement project guide that will help Do-It-Yourself (DIY) homeowners construct Glass Block Door Side Light Windows. This...

Plant Material Stored In Impact Glass Could Reveal Much About Ancient Earth, Mars
2014-04-20 07:04:38

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The discovery of biodata encapsulated in molten glass resulting from asteroid and comet impacts millions of years ago not only provides information about the climate and life forms of the ancient Earth, but has also led to hopes that similar preserved organic compounds will be discovered on Mars. Fragments of leaves and other organic compounds were found lodged inside glass created by ancient impacts in Argentina by Brown...

2014-04-18 23:08:12

April 9-11, Beijing, China; Visit Christie at Booth #EE1-01. (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Christie®, the world leader in visual display solutions, is showcasing the best-in-class 1-chip DLP® brightness offered by the new Christie Q Series 1-chip DLP® projectors at InfoComm China 2014, April 9-11. This marks the debut of the industry-leading projector series in the China market since its official introduction in February. Ideal for rental staging applications including concerts,...

2014-04-18 23:02:49

Christie’s multi-zone display at booth #EE1-01 will welcome visitors with a striking and fascinating product showcase. China, Beijing (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Christie®, a global leader in visual display solutions, is showcasing comprehensive end-to-end visual solutions for various applications at InfoComm China, which takes place at the China National Convention Center April 9-11, 2014. Christie"s multi-zone display at booth #EE1-01 will welcome visitors with a striking and...

Latest Glass Reference Libraries

Venus’ Flower Basket, Euplectella aspergillum
2014-01-05 00:00:00

Venus’ Flower Basket (Euplectella aspergillum) is a species of hexactinellid sponge found in the deep ocean. It is found with a male and female shrimp living inside it, which spend their lives living in just one sponge basket. Because of this, Asian cultures use the dead, dried sponge as a wedding present to signify the symbiotic relationship of the sponge and shrimp. The shrimp that make their home inside the basket reproduce and their offspring escape and find their own sponge to call...

2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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