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posted in January 2009
Exec calls for laser diode foundry
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1/30/2009   Post a comment
The photonics component business needs to adopt a foundry model to deal with an over capacity in laser diode manufacturing, according to a panel of senior executives from laser component makers at Photonics West here.
Potholes seen on road to silicon photonics
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1/29/2009   Post a comment
The computer industry wants optical interconnects in its future multicore processors, but just how it will get them remains unclear, according to a panel of experts from at Photonics West here.
Solar cell startup taps infrared light
News & Analysis  
1/28/2009   1 comment
San Jose startup Solexant has licensed materials technology that can harvest energy from infrared light, boosting the efficiency of solar cells, one of many advances under development at a photonics institute at the University of Buffalo.
ESC SV Teardown: What killed the Nintendo Virtual Boy?
Design How-To  
1/26/2009   Post a comment
What went wrong with Nintendo's Virtual Boy? Watch the postmortem live at the Embedded Systems Conference.
EE Times ACE Awards open to all ESC attendees
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1/26/2009   Post a comment
Award ceremony now open to conference attendees; entry deadline extended to January 30th.
EE Times ACE Awards expand, add renewable energy categories
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1/23/2009   Post a comment
EE Times is giving new awards in energy and green engineering categories.
Solar cell maker expands U.S. manufacturing base
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1/21/2009   1 comment
Photovoltaics manufacturer SolarWorld AG said it is continuing to expand its U.S. manufacturing operations despite the global economic recession.
Image sensor boasts better sensitivity for webcams, surveillance, automotive and toys
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1/16/2009   Post a comment
Developed specifically to address the low-light sensitivity demands of the fast-growing notebook PC market, the low power, small profile OV7740 delivers 6800mV/lux-sec sensitivity.
Camera cubes: Compact camera heads and cost-effective cabling
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
Eltec was working on a project that involved the development of a successor for a small intelligent camera that had become too slow for today's applications due to its limited computer speed. The objective was to come up with an intelligent camera that substantially boosts data speeds as a result of increased performance and that is still compact enough to fit into a weather guard housing.
Monochrome versions of industrial multi-line cameras
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1/14/2009   Post a comment
e2v announced the launch of two new high performance monochrome models to its EliiXA range of industrial line scan cameras.
Cars share cameras, radar sensors
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1/9/2009   Post a comment
Under the auspices of tier one Delphi Deutschland, a consortium of six companies has launched the research project 'Active Safety Car'. The project aims at developing automotive-based systems that do not only recognize obstacles ahead of the vehicle but also communicate them to other vehicles nearby.


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Jolt Judges and Andrew Binstock
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Engineering Investigations

Air Conditioner Falls From Window, Still Works
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David Blaza

The Other Tesla
David Blaza
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