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Unveiling The First Precise MEMS Output Measurement Technique
2013-05-14 13:00:39

The commercial application of MEMS, or micro-electro-mechanical systems, will receive a major boost today following the presentation of a brand new way to accurately measure the power requirements and outputs of all existing and future devices.

Device For Portable, Ultra-precise Clocks And Quantum Sensors Developed By Scientists
2013-05-09 10:59:35

In a joint project between the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow, Imperial College London and the National Physical Laboratory, researchers have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing.

2013-04-18 23:32:55

A research team from NPL and the University of Edinburgh have invented a new way to zip and unzip DNA strands using electrochemistry.

New Device For Quantum Information Processing
2012-07-24 11:14:28

A groundbreaking new device from the National Physical Laboratory could help to usher in the long-awaited era of quantum computers

2012-03-02 14:18:32

Scientists working as part of the Metrology for Energy Harvesting Project have developed a new model to deliver the maximum power output for piezoelectric energy harvesters.

2012-03-02 14:16:54

Scientists have successfully completed an initial trial of a new, potentially more reliable, technique for screening breast cancer using ultrasound.

2012-01-05 14:32:24

New research by the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) will improve the accuracy of estimates of the time of geological events.

2012-01-04 12:12:17

With government plans for a Digital Britain firmly underway, the amount of data that will be sent on the internet is set to increase dramatically.

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2011-08-26 12:27:20

Researchers have found that an atomic clock at the U.K.'s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has the best long-term accuracy of any other clock in the world.

2011-04-18 16:40:42

On the 5th October 2010 the historic Hastings Pier was set on fire, destroying 95% of the Grade II listed building, leading to concerns over its future.


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