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2012-12-23 05:03:04

Mid-Range Time Delay Relays are Designed for Extreme Temperature, Shock, Vibration and Altitude Environments Harrisburg, PA (PRWEB) December 22, 2012 TE Connectivity (TE) announces receipt of qualification approval from the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) for its CII line of high-performance time delay relays. (The governing military specifications are MIL-PRF-83726/28, 29, 30, and 31.) The DLA is the Department of Defense´s largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide...

2012-05-04 09:12:36

Switching light with light: only 140 photons are needed An optical switch developed at the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) spurs the prospective integration of photonics and electronics. What, isn't electronics good enough? Well, nothing travels faster than light, and in the effort to speed up the processing and transmission of information, the combined use of light parcels (photons) along with electricity parcels (electrons) is desirable for developing a workable opto-electronic protocol....


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