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NIST previews wafer calibration technique
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7/25/2005   Post a comment
As submicron precision becomes the industry bellwether, the American Society for Precision Engineering has become the premier venue for announcing developments in interferometry.
Missile-launched blimp will survey 'no-man's land'
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7/25/2005   Post a comment
When the U.S. military stormed Fallujah, it relied on a range of aerial surveillance sources — high-orbit geosynchronous satellites deployed 20,000 miles over Iraq, low-Earth-orbit probes that scanned the horizon from just 20 miles up, unmanned Predator drone aircraft surveying the ground below from an altitude of 65,000 feet.
Nanoscale progress leaps physical hurdles
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7/18/2005   Post a comment
While nanotechnology promises devices with extremely high speed and simplified architectures, physical problems that make the structures unreliable and difficult to manufacture must be tackled.
Work eyes angstrom-scale wafer patterning
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7/18/2005   Post a comment
As major semiconductor fabs tackle the submicron nanoscale patterning of wafers, researchers at Pennsylvania State University have already moved to the angstrom scale.
Bacteria in wastewater harnessed for electricity
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7/18/2005   Post a comment
An environmental engineer has found a way not only to cleanse contaminated wastewater with its own bacteria but to generate electricity from the funky flow.
MICRODISPLAYS: Eyewear mimics image of big flat-panel display
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7/11/2005   Post a comment
As flat-panel liquid-crystal displays made from amorphous silicon grow to gargantuan sizes, Hong Choi, chief technology officer at Kopin Corp., has an alternative display solution.
London blasts underscore need for bomb-detection technology
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7/8/2005   Post a comment
In the aftermath of the London terror bombings, researchers working on detection technology said sniffing out a bomb in a public space like a bus or a building is technologically doable.
Water-filled wafers streamline chip cooling
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7/4/2005   Post a comment
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have developed a chip-cooling process that they hope will replace the bulky, bolt-on metal towers used with microprocessors like the G5.
Air Force taps secure ultrawideband
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7/4/2005   Post a comment
Sandia National Laboratories has combined ultrawideband radio signals with advanced encryption techniques to develop a secure sensor and communications network for the U.S. military.


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