France targets Euros 23 million digital sensor project
News & Analysis 1/30/2007 Post a comment
The French government has put Euros 5.6 million towards a project to develop infra-red imaging sensors targeted at uses in the automotive, medical and aerospace industries. Participants in the Euros 23 million R&D project, dubbed Imalogic, include ST Microelectronics, image sensor specialist Sofradir, its subsidiary Ulis, Trixell, and French microelectronics research center CEA-LETI.
DLP pioneer tells how TI did it with mirrors
Product News 1/23/2007 Post a comment
Texas Instruments fellow Larry Hornbeck, inventor of the digital micromirror device (DMD), looks back on the development of TI's seminal digital light processor (DLP) technolgy and predicts the future of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) development at TI.
Camera for the car guy
Automotive DesignLine Blog 1/18/2007 Post a comment
If what you do behind the wheel qualifies as "action" (at least in your mind) here is a cool way to chronicle it--and impress that special someone.
Partners claim gigabit quantum encryption
News & Analysis 1/12/2007 Post a comment
A quantum cyptography developer has teamed with Australian cyptography company to create what the partners claim in the world's first 1- to 10-Gbit/s secure network that combines uncrackable quantum keys with classical encryption.
CVND filters are customizable
Product News 1/10/2007 Post a comment
Reynard Corp. now offers complete customization of its Circular Variable Neutral Density (CVND) filters. These devices are used in high-quality optical systems to change the intensity of light from 100% to less than 0.1%.
Struggling Chinese LCD firms set to merge
News & Analysis 1/10/2007 Post a comment
Looking to improve their lot against global giants, three Chinese TFT-LCD makers are planning to merge in June if they can come to an agreement by the end of this month. The deal would create a business with annual revenues topping $1 billion.
Quantum confinement ups optical-film efficiency
News & Analysis 1/3/2007 Post a comment
Dye-sensitized solar cells created at the Chinese Academy of Sciences to specifications from the University of Washington and then tested at the University of Leuven may enable organic solar cells and other optical devices that are 50 percent more efficient than today's versions.