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posted in January 2008
Israeli researchers target nanocrystals-based photonics
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1/30/2008   Post a comment
Israeli scientists are embarking on a research project to create functional photonic devices based on semiconductor nanocrystals that are dispersed in polymer waveguides.
Analysis: VeriSilicon's HD audio IP solution
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1/30/2008   Post a comment
BDTI examines VeriSilicon's ZSP800 DSP core and VZ.AudioHD development platform, which are optimized for HD audio applications.
Nanotech retrofit sharpens X-rays
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1/23/2008   Post a comment
Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne have crafted a nanoscale diffraction grating that could be retrofitted into existing X-ray machines, enabling health-care providers to also take dark-field X-rays.
Bookham transfers VCSEL production to Zurich plant
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1/22/2008   Post a comment
Bookham, Inc. has transferred production of polarization stabilized VCSELs for optical computer mouse applications to its facility in Zurich, Switzerland and is set to increase capacity to meet increasing demand for the parts.
Silicon Line brings ultra-low power optical PHY chipset
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1/21/2008   Post a comment
Enabling the usage of polymer optical fiber in mobile or portable electronic designs, fabless semiconductor startup Silicon Line GmbH (Munich, Germany) has developed a PHY chipset with very low power dissipation.
Solid-state relays deliver up to 32 amps
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1/18/2008   Post a comment
Aimed at a variety of power applications including industrial controls, consumer appliances and medical equipment, Clare extends its power relay family with four DC-only devices that deliver current handling up to 32 A.
Video Best: From the future of the Internet to USB-based wine delivery
Special Report  
1/18/2008   1 comment
From dissertations on the future of the Internet to turning a USB port into an Internet-based wine tap, this selection of both useful and not-so-useful video content should appeal to designers, hobbyists, students and everyone who's ever been ripped off by an auto mechanic.
Digital optocouplers operate over wide temperature range for industrial apps
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1/16/2008   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has delivered three high-temperature, high-speed digital optocouplers, which are said to be the first in the industry for use in industrial applications.
How to design a microcontroller-based three-channel LED driver (Part 1 of 2)
Design How-To  
1/9/2008   3 comments
A microcontroller-based current-mode supply can effectively drive LEDs
Famous photonics names set to disappear
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1/9/2008   Post a comment
Some famous global names in the optoelectronics and photonics sectors are set to disappear later this month when Gooch & Housego plc (Ilminster, England) celebrates its 60th anniversary with a major integration of its various component operating companies.
Start-up raises funds for polymer materials development
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1/4/2008   Post a comment
Optoelectronics materials developer Braggone (Oulu, Finland) has raised "multimillion-dollar" funding from Finland's National Technology Agency (TEKES) to commercialize its polymer materials that target makers of displays, semiconductor and photovoltaics.


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