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Researchers Observe High Energy Losses In Vicinity Of Charge Density Waves
2013-12-16 07:29:11

University of Basel In collaboration with the University of Basel, an international team of researchers has observed a strong energy loss caused by frictional effects in the vicinity of charge density waves. This may have practical significance in the control of nanoscale friction. The results have been published in the scientific journal Nature Materials. Friction is often seen as an adverse phenomenon that leads to wear and causes energy loss. Conversely, however, too little friction...

Harvesting Wasted Power Using TriboElectrification
2013-12-12 12:54:03

[ Watch the video: Harvesting the World's Mechanical Energy ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From ocean waves to the action of walking across a floor, energy is all around us. Now, a materials scientist from Georgia Tech has developed a system to capture that “wasted energy” and convert it into electricity. By using a phenomenon known as the triboelectric effect, a team led by Zhong Lin Wang has been able to create significant amounts of electric power by...

2013-11-29 23:20:28

Popular LCR-meters Smart Tweezers and LCR-Reader have a discount price to celebrate Cyber Monday on December 2nd, 2013. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) November 29, 2013 From its introduction in the early 2000s, Smart Tweezers handheld LCR-meters have gained recognition worldwide for being a convenient, handheld LCR-meter with high accuracy and speed. This LCR-meter has gone through many evolutions, recently achieving a 0.2% basic accuracy and offering multiple applications since the first...

2013-11-27 23:25:57

Two popular LCR-meters are offered for sale this Black Friday, November 29, 2013. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 World-renowned Smart Tweezers LCR-meter was first introduced in early 2000s. You may find more information in a brief presentation of Smart Tweezers History. With constantly improving accuracy and available features, Smart Tweezers has recently reached basic accuracy of 0.2% and continues to evolve improving both accuracy and a range of applications. Now it is a...

2013-11-27 23:19:29

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global And China Electrical Thermometer Industry 2013 Deep Research Report. London (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Description The report firstly introduced Electrical Thermometer basic information included Electrical Thermometer definition classification application industry chain structure industry overview; international market analysis, Global and China domestic market analysis, Macroeconomic environment and economic situation...

2013-09-26 23:23:30

Canadian Siborg Systems Inc. Advances in Promoting Smart Tweezers LCR-meter in South-Eastern Asia by Signing an Agreement with Indochina JSC in Vietnam Hanoi, Vietnam (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Canadian Siborg Systems Inc. and Hanoi based Indochina Equipment & Accessories Joint Stock Company have agreed to join their efforts in marketing devices of Smart Tweezers LCR-meter family including the latest budget model LCR-Reader in Vietnam. Indochina JSC is a known supplier in...

2013-08-31 23:00:31

Consumer's choice LCR-meter, the most light-weight, small and affordable member of Smart Tweezers LCR-meter family is finally available for sale. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 After a few months of final debugging and fine-tuning Siborg Systems Inc release LCR-Reader; a new member of Smart Tweezers LCR-meter family. LCR-Reader is the latest arrival in Smart Tweezers' family, a new design with a record low weight and size, budget model of the popular device. This new...

2013-07-31 23:23:21

Portable power company expands product lineup and sports a fresh new look for the 2013 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 It’s hot outside and Power Practical isn’t helping any. The Salt Lake City-based company is literally bringing the heat to this Summer’s OR. They manufacture and sell the PowerPot, a high-tech cooking pot that converts heat into electricity. The device is good for charging smartphones, GoPro cameras, etc. and cooking...

2013-07-16 23:00:10

Inline Mass Thermal Flowmeter and Temperature Sensor provides fast, accurate measurement of clean, dry gases and air. Blythewood, South Carolina (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Spirax Sarco is pleased to announce the release of the MT10 Insertion and MTL10 Inline Mass Thermal Flowmeter for measurement of gases and air. The MT10/MTL10 provides accurate measurement of clean, dry gases and air using constant temperature sensing for fast response and low flow accuracy. The MT10/MTL10 measures the mass...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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