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posted in February 2009

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EPA to regulate nanotube production
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2/25/2009   Post a comment
The Environmental Protection Agency will begin enforcing new rules in March regulating companies using carbon nanotubes.
Reversible diode debuts
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2/23/2009   1 comment
Rutgers University researchers have demonstrated what they claims in the world's first reversible diode that uses a ferroelectric material.
Graphene semiconductor theory confirmed
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2/20/2009   Post a comment
Graphene, sheets of pure carbon atoms akin to unrolled nanotubes laid flat, could herald a new era of ultra-high speed semiconductors.
Nanowires generate energy from muscle movement
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2/18/2009   Post a comment
A hamster on a treadmill has shown that almost any movement can be harnessed to generate electricity to power electronic devices.
Green energy power converter eases apps
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2/16/2009   Post a comment
Ultra-low voltage power converter enables individual solar cells, thermocouples, bioelectric implants and other green energy sources to be harvested without ganging them together.
Piezoelectric MEMS said to lower power consumption
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2/12/2009   Post a comment
Swiss researchers are claiming a 1,000-fold decrease in MEMS oscillator power consumption.
Shock absorber harvests energy
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2/10/2009   4 comments
By harvesting the energy wasted by ordinary shock absorbers, a prototype device developed by MIT researchers aims to take over much of the work now performed by alternators.
MIT's guitar combines DSP with interchangeable sound
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2/10/2009   Post a comment
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have combined digital signal processing with a removable sound board, enabling its Chameleon guitar to change its sonic characteristics.
Smart sensor targets advanced machine vision
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2/6/2009   Post a comment
A smart sensor that aims to lower the cost of automotive, industrial and consumer electronics machine vision systems integrates a DSP chip with a CMOS imager, according to the Swiss Center for Electronics.
Gesture control enabled by 3-D sensor
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2/4/2009   Post a comment
Emerging consumer electronics applications have prompted smart 3-D sensor chip maker Canesta Inc. to adapt its 3-D CMOS image technology from automotive applications to a new consumer version of its 3-D image processing chip.
Thin-film solar said to outperform crystalline
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2/3/2009   1 comment
Thin-film module makers claim their solar cells are not only cheaper, but could outperform expensive crystalline solar cells in many climates.
Intel's 'My Wi-Fi' seeks to mobilize personal-area nets
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2/2/2009   Post a comment
Intel Corp. wants to connect millions of Wi-Fi-enabled devices by building a wireless access point called My Wi-Fi into Centrino 2-equipped notebook computers, establishing a personal-area network that travels with users.


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