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Local spec takes its mark
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8/4/2008   Post a comment
For some observers, the performance of the athletes next month will take a backseat to the performance of China's much-anticipated, homegrown 3G wireless network. The time-division, synchronous code-division multiple-access (TD-SCDMA) 3G network began commercial trial rollouts in earnest on April 1. It is scheduled to cover at least 10 Chinese cities in time for the Games, Aug. 8-24
Sun shines on the green engineer
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8/4/2008   Post a comment
The buzz at a recent solar technology conference was palpable. Engineers stood on long lines waiting to get into technical sessions and, once seated, stayed until the last question was answered.
Olympics technology: LEDs brighten the venues
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8/4/2008   Post a comment
Contractors for the Beijing Olympics considered fluorescent lighting for some of their key venues until they evaluated light-emitting diodes and found them to be a more colorful, lower-power route to illuminating their creations.
Locals will tune in--on analog
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8/4/2008   Post a comment
How many people in China will watch the Beijing Olympic Games on mobile phones?
Torch is passed to MEMS
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8/4/2008   Post a comment
Microelectromechanical system (MEMS) chips have been built into the Olympic Torch--not the one that traveled around the world, but the replicas that spectators will wave at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.
Signal Chain Basics (Part 19): Exploring and understanding linear voltage regulators
Design How-To  
8/2/2008   2 comments
Understand how this simple, common, yet vital, supply regulator operates and is best used
Ideal diode controller suits low voltage applications
Product News  
8/1/2008   Post a comment
Low voltage applications where a slow handoff by controllers can result in a voltage droop during supply switchover could benefit from Linear Technology's LTC4352, a 0V to 18V ideal diode controller that smoothes current transfer between supplies in diode-OR applications.
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