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2014-04-07 16:21:31

At St. Paul's Cathedral in London, a section of the dome called the Whispering Gallery makes a whisper audible from the other side of the dome as a result of the way sound waves travel around the curved surface. Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have used the same phenomenon to build an optical device that may lead to new and more powerful computers that run faster and cooler. Lan Yang, PhD, associate professor of electrical and systems engineering, and her collaborators...

2014-04-04 23:21:49

Training initiative will improve workforce skills, productivity and FTTH uptake through FTTH training in the region. Tukwila, WA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Light Brigade, AFL’s education and training division, has been endorsed by FTTH Council Asia-Pacific to enhance fiber-to-the-home (FTTx) training programs in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The training initiative will improve workforce skills, productivity and FTTH uptake through FTTH training in the region. Through this partnership,...

2014-04-04 12:22:03

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Preformed Line Products Company (PLP), a leader in the energy industry since 1947, will be at McCormick Place from April 14(th) - 17(th )for the IEEE Expo. Visit PLP at Booth, # 6735, and let PLP introduce you to its full line of products, including new and patented products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140404/CL98566 NEW Aluminum FIBERLIGN® In-Span Storage SystemPLP is introducing a lightweight Aluminum FIBERLIGN...

2014-04-04 08:28:03

DUBLIN, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m9q7tl/global_and ) have announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Single-Mode Optical Fiber Industry Report 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/m9q7tl/global_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The Global and Chinese Single-Mode Optical Fiber Industry Report 2014 is a professional and...

2014-04-03 12:34:58

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Fiber Optic Sensor Market 2014-2018 TechNavio forecasts The Global Fiber Optic Sensor Market 2014-2018 with a CAGR of 10.3 percent for the period 2013-2018. Several driving factors and trends will contribute to this growth--all of which will be outlined with detail in this report. TechNavio's analysts use a unique methodology to scrutinize individual vendor performance, trends,...

2014-04-03 12:33:25

Suited for Transmission of Control Signals in Energy Sensitive Applications IRVINE, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced the addition of four new models to its line-up of TOSLINK® fiber optic transmission modules: the TOTX1350(F), TORX1350(F), TOTX1350(V,F) and TORX1350(V,F). The new models have a data rate of direct current...

2014-04-02 23:30:24

Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah. Tahlequah, Oklahoma (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Rural Broadband Services Corporation Inc., (doing business in Oklahoma as RBSC Oklahoma LLC) is pleased to announce: “The Light” is on in Tahlequah! Northeastern State University (NSU), local businesses, colleges, tribal organizations and regional banks are now getting the light that comes...

2014-04-02 20:23:16

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mkrgpm/nextgeneration) has announced the addition of the "Next-Generation Ethernet: From 100 Gbps to 400 Gbps and Beyond" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mkrgpm/nextgeneration ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) New Report Examines the Commercial Future of 400-Gigabit Ethernet The report...

2014-04-01 16:23:09

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw9x2l/optical) has announced the addition of the "Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer Trends Analysis 2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nw9x2l/optical ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is a fiber optic testing instrument that injects a train of...

2014-04-01 08:32:56

ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION, Md., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --- When it comes to broadband AV, it's optical fiber all the way for Hillsdale College in Michigan. The independent private college started running high-speed, secure optical fiber across its indoor track using audio optical technology by FiberPlex Technologies in May and is now gearing up for another, longer optical run that will shuttle multimedia across its campus. In the next few months, the College will roll out FiberPlex's...


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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...

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