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posted in July 2012
Controlling multiple LED strings with C2000 MCUs
Design How-To  
7/27/2012   2 comments
This whitepaper explores the different LED driver topologies and digital control methods available for driving multiple LED strings efficiently to reduce system cost, lower operating expenses, increase color accuracy, and improve overall reliability.
Qualcomm drops Mirasol display, seeks licensees
News & Analysis  
7/24/2012   10 comments
Qualcomm Inc. has said it will focus its manufacturing of Mirasol sunlight-readable displays on a limited set of products and try and license the technology out to other companies.
LG, Samsung execs charged with OLED theft
News & Analysis  
7/17/2012   4 comments
Researchers at Samsung Electronics and board members at LG Display have been charged over the theft of organic light emitting diode (OLED) display technology, according to local reports.
Heliatek preps OPV production, seeks more funds
News & Analysis  
7/16/2012   5 comments
Heliatek, a 2006 startup company pioneering the development and manufacture of flexible, organic photovoltaic cells, is about to begin production of its first products at its Dresden factory.
Irish microLED startup gains Canadian cash
News & Analysis  
7/13/2012   1 comment
ScienceWorks Ventures plc has announced that its subsidiary company InfiniLED Ltd. has closed a first round of funding from IL Investment Group (Quebec, Ontario).
Roll-to-roll manufacturing for small molecule flexible OLED devices
Design How-To  
7/10/2012   1 comment
Recently, several lighting companies in Europe and Asia have started pilot production of OLED devices on glass. The OLED covers a range of applications from less demanding signage and decorative lighting up to large area flexible illumination, automotive applications and general lighting which have higher requirements in terms of efficiency and reliability.
Konarka files for bankruptcy protection
News & Analysis  
7/6/2012   3 comments
Konarka Technologies a Massachusetts-based developer of thin-film solar panels, has filed for bankruptcy under chapter 7 of the United States federal bankruptcy laws.
Soap film forms textured display screen
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7/5/2012   Post a comment
A team of scientists from the University of Tokyo, Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Tsukuba have demonstrated the possibility of using a soap film to form a video projection display screen with dynamic texturing.
Plastic Logic demos flexible color moving display
News & Analysis  
7/3/2012   5 comments
Organic electronics developer Plastic Logic has said it has demonstrated a flexible plastic electronic display that can play color video content at 12 frames per second or 14 frames per second in black and white.


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Max Maxfield

Innovative Technique for Depicting PCBs Using Tiny Figurines
Max Maxfield
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Following my earlier column on Enhancing Electronic Enterprises With Edison Emanations, I discovered that my chum Alan Winstanley in the UK has a hidden side to him.

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11 Summer Vacation Spots for Engineers
EDN Staff
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This collection of places from technology history, museums, and modern marvels is a roadmap for an engineering adventure that will take you around the world. Here are just a few spots ...

Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
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- An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely ...

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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