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Cold gas experiment bodes well for high temp superconductors
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1/30/2004   Post a comment
A superconducting state midway between the condensed electron gas in a superconductor and the near absolute zero atomic gas of a Bose-Einstein condensate has been discovered at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics.
Dual gigabit Ethernet rides a rugged CompactPCI SBC
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1/30/2004   Post a comment
Designed for military use, the PPC G4C is CompactPCI single board computer with simultaneous uninterrupted dual channel gigabit Ethernet.
Layout, synthesis sales boost Magma results
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Citing strong sales in IC physical design and synthesis, Magma Design Automation exceeded Wall Street consensus for its fiscal 2004 third quarter, ending Dec. 31, 2003. The company posted a profit of $0.16 per share on revenue of $31.1 million.
Chip market will lead PC, networking recovery, says ST's Pistorio
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Expressing confidence in the semiconductor market's gradual return to growth, STMicroelectronics President and CEO Pasquale Pistorio said ST is "well positioned to grow faster" than the 23 percent clip for 2004 he predicted earlier.
TRACE32 adds StarCore support
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Lauterbach has added support for the StarCore DSP to its TRACE32 emulator and debug system.
Picolight, Honeywell cross-license laser patents
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Picolight Inc. has cross-licensed patents covering vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers with Honeywell Inc. The move comes as Honeywell prepares to sell its VCSEL optical products business to Finisar Corp.
Backbone Nets
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Design challenges for multi-protocol services
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Service providers today, and the equipment providers supplying these service providers, face a daunting task: preparing for the next generation of mixed services.
What DWDM's lambda-banded approach means for carriers
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All signs indicate that fully meshed patterns and dynamic changes are the future for traffic in metropolitan optical networks.
WDM, Gigabit Ethernet define the future
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The world of communications is changing before our eyes.
Streamlining metro core central offices
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As carriers continue looking for ways to reduce capital and operating expenses while delivering higher customer satisfaction, the metro core aggregation system (MCAS) has evolved as a way to streamline aggregation and provisioning in metro-core central offices (COs).
Latency, deskew in metro networks
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
A key factor in the success of metropolitan-area network (MAN) applications will be the use of virtual-concatenation (VCAT) technology to maximize bandwidth efficiency and provide optimal granularity for simultaneous transport of multiple protocols.
Metro fiber aggregates protocols
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
n the early days of the telecom crash, the metropolitan area was perceived as the next front for intensive hardware buildout, since city-area bandwidth needed to catch up with upgraded long-haul links.
Motor control tools target a variety of motors
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Low-cost development tools from Texas Instruments are designed for use with TMS320C2000 digital signal controllers.
AdvancedTCA consensus unravels at fabric
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Telecom equipment manufacturers and board makers are rallying behind the Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture but remain divided on the issue of a switch fabric.
Ex-Ameritech president joins specialty VoIP company
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Former Ameritech President Dwayne Goldsmith has joined Detroit-based Inflexion Communications Corp., a Voice-over-Internet Protocol specialist aiming to provide the service to underserved areas.
Desktop supplies sit high atop portables
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
FOCUS ON Desktop Power - Greater power-density and extended-portability requirements are quietly driving AC/DC desktop (i.e., external) supplies to new highs in the PC and medical markets. Previously, these plastic-encased systems arrived to compete seriously as a robust, high-performance universal-input switchmode power solution against PC in-the-box supplies. Now, they're being called on to deliver even higher performance in environments where real estate continues to shrink, leaving no room f
NI's latest 6-1/2-digit DMM is a PCI bus plug-in
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Priced at less than $2000, here's a system-oriented PCIbus DMM with a 1.8-Msamples/s digitizer and solid-state relays to handle range and function changes. This combo gives you speed, 6-ppm DC voltage accuracy, and sensitivity into the microvolt regime.
Review: White LED light guides illuminate 3G cell phones
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Global Lighting Technologies (GLT), Inc. says its new family of MicroLens molded white LED light guides are the brightest, most efficient, most cost-effective backlighting solution available for today's 3G cell phones. Check out the details in Gina Roos' review.
Big telecom players adopt small firm's multi-layer ADSL analysis
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
A small company making broadband monitoring equipment announces that British Telecom and France Telecom have purchased its multi-layer ADSL analyzer hardware and software, thus endorsing the company's product.
Bandwidth boost breathes new life into VMEbus
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
The VMEbus seems set to emerge revitalized from the deep freeze of the downturn as developers ready technologies that give the workhorse bus of military, aerospace and telecom applications a bandwidth boost.
EDA startup 'views' OpenAccess database
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Claiming to offer the first independent commercial viewer for the OpenAccess database, startup MicroEDA Corp. this week (Jan. 28) is announcing the MicroVerify suite of physical design viewing and verification software. It allows users to see "just about anything," said Simon Garrison (right), MicroEDA CEO.
Report Casts Doubt on Sony's "90-nm" PSX Processor
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
A key chip in Sony's Playstation X game consoles was implemented in a 130-nm manufacturing process even though Sony announced plans to implement the combination chip in a 90-nm process, the technology and patent analysis firm Semiconductor Insights (Ottawa, Canada) reported on Thursday (Jan. 29.)
Matsushita unveils next-generation dry cell battery
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Matsushita has developed a new dry cell battery with 1.5 to 2 times better performance than alkaline dry cell batteries.
Resists not forthcoming for troubled 157 litho
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The 157-nm lithography development effort is being put on "the back, back burner" by the major scanner companies, researchers said here Wednesday (Jan. 28th) at the Litho Forum, organized by International Sematech to evaluate the prospects for the major forms of emerging lithography. Though the quality of the calcium fluoride lens material is the major challenge facing 157-nm lithography, the less-well known issue of resist quality also is proving to be a difficult problem.
U.K.-Turkish consortium to buy Germany's Grundig
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
The insolvent German consumer electronics company Grundig will be sold to a British-Turkish consortium.
TI annonce d'excellents résultats pour le 4ème trimestre 2003
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Dans le but d'augmenter ses dépenses d'investissement en 2004, Texas Instruments Inc. a annoncé le 26 janvier que les recettes du quatrième trimestre 2003 s'élevaient à 2,77 milliards de dollars, soit une augmentation séquentielle de 9 % et un bond de 29 % par rapport à la même période de l'année dernière.
Fujitsu reports gains, warns of price erosion
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Fujitsu Ltd. reported improved fiscal third quarter results but warned that the ongoing recovery in the IT market may not translate into higher profitability at most companies due to steep price erosion and an intensely competitive environment.
Report casts doubt on Sony's '90-nm' PSX processor
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A key chip in Sony's Playstation X game consoles was implemented in a 130-nm manufacturing process even though Sony announced plans to implement the combination chip in a 90-nm process, the technology and patent analysis firm Semiconductor Insights repported
Atmel Rousset annonce le lancement d'un vaste programme R&D
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Soucieux de conserver un avantage concurrentiel, Atmel Corporation annonce aujourd'hui le lancement d'un vaste programme de recherche et développement sur son site de Rousset (Bouches-du-Rhône). Si la durée initialement prévue de trois ans n'est pas suffisante pour atteindre les objectifs fixés, une prolongation du programme pourra être envisagée.
IBM manager says facility was safe
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
IBM Corp.'s former hard disk drive plant here was safe and managers adequately monitored and communicated health risks to its employees, said a former production manager.
Bringt Intel ein 64-Bit-Upgrade für x86?
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Intel signalisiert ein mögliches Abweichen von seinem bisherigen 64-Bit-Kurs: Man werde die existiere 32-Bit-Produktlinie auf 64 Bit upgraden, sobald entsprechende Software verfügbar sei, erklärte Intel-Chef Paul Otellini.
ARM Preps Core for 32-bit Microcontroller Market
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
ARM Holdings (London, UK) is preparing a new processor core based on the ARM7 as part of its strategic push into the microcontroller market.
Cypress MicroSystems Ships PSoC Arrays for Industrial Control Apps
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1/29/2004   Post a comment
Devices combine 8-bit MCU, low-power digital and analog blocks, Flash, SRAM and clock, all for under $1.
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