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posted in November 2008
Nanotube switching effect discovered
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11/27/2008   Post a comment
Scientists from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (Karlsruhe, Germany) have unexpectedly discovered a physical effect that potentially can be used to develop novel electronic components. By means of the effect, the conductance of the nanotubes can be controlled.
Machine vision 'bot' rocks out on Guitar Hero
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
11/25/2008   Post a comment
An entertaining demonstration of machine vision capabilities uses serious industrial hardware and software to achieve human-level performance in a popular video game.
EC targets another Euros 90 million on photonics R&D
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11/25/2008   Post a comment
The European Commission has opened two more calls for photonics components and systems R&D projects under the 7th research framework programme (FP7), for work to be undertaken between 2009 and 2010.
Fast InGaAs camera now with double CameraLink
Product News  
11/24/2008   Post a comment
Xenics' new high-speed digital Cheetah-640CL, covering the SWIR spectral band 0.9.to 1.7m, offers a 640x512 pixel resolution at 20m pixel pitch and a record full frame rate of 1,730Hz.
Multi-sensor camera with up to four image sensors
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
At the Vision 2008 trade fair, VRmagic presented a FPGA camera with up to four pixel-synchronous sensors.
Compact and flexible vision system
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Xpectia from Omron Electronics is a vision system featuring real-colour sensing, high resolution, 3D functionality and intuitive user guidance to deliver simple operation, no matter how complex the application.
Super wide angle lens for industrial imaging
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11/21/2008   Post a comment
Carl Zeiss has introduced the Distagon T* 3,5/18 ZF for industrial applications and technical automation " a compact wide angle system covering an extremely wide image angle.
Optical chips said to run cooler, pack more bits
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11/20/2008   Post a comment
an ultra-low power alternative to charge that uses lasers to encode data as excitons inside insulators has been proposed by theorists at Johns Hopkins University.
Photonic Products : Laser diode peaks at a wavelength of 642 nm
Product News  
11/12/2008   Post a comment
Photonic Products distributes the Opnext HL6385DG, a 642-nm, 150-mW, single longitudinal mode semiconductor laser diode with TE mode oscillation.
EE Times' Electronica compendium
News & Analysis  
11/12/2008   Post a comment
You can find here a compendium of EE Times coverage from the Electronica exhibition here.
Driving laser diodes: Comparing discrete vs. integrated circuits
Design How-To  
11/11/2008   1 comment
This article compares trading off performance, reliability and cost of discrete versus integrated laser diode driver solutions.
Six-core DSP targets wireless broadband basestations
Product News  
11/5/2008   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor will start sampling in the first quarter of next year to selected customers a six-core device based on its StarCore SC3850 DSP core technology that is designed to dramatically improve the capabilities of wireless broadband base station equipment, including LTE.
DuPont Teijin joins European plastic electronics R&D project
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11/5/2008   Post a comment
Polyester film specialist DuPont Teijin Films has joined the Holst Centre's Systems-in-Foil R&D project focusing on flexible organic lighting and signage.
Cypress : Image sensors have snapshot shutter capability
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11/5/2008   Post a comment
The LUPA-1300-2-color is 1.3-megapixel high-sensitivity, high-speed SXGA (Super Extended Graphics Array) resolution CMOS image sensor that offers a triggered and pipelined synchronous shutter and on-chip digital LVDS (Low Voltage Differential Signaling) outputs.
EU researchers develop optical firewall
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11/3/2008   Post a comment
In response to future network security bottlenecks, researchers from the EU-funded WISDOM project are developing an optical firewall capable of analysing data on fibre optic networks at speeds of 40 gigabits per second.


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