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Physics Nobel Prize 2014 for LEDs as Future Lighting Devices

According to Nobel committee citation, this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano, Nagoya University, Japan, and Shuji Nakamura, University of California, Santa Barbara,...

Analog Devices launches 24-bit sigma-delta A/D converter

Analog Devices has introduced a multiplexed 24-bit sigma-delta A/D converter designed for process automation and instrumentation systems, where data channel density is increasing and channels must be monitored faster. Analog Devices...

Agilent talks about USB 3.0, Thunderbolt and high-speed serial buses

USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt are two of the most talked about connectivity technologies these days. And it’s for no small reason – USB 3.0 can handle 5 Gbit/s while Thunderbolt can...

littleBits: Electronics ‘Building Blocks’ For Learning and Prototyping

  AUGUST 2012: Is littleBits a toy, a learning kit, or an innovation tool? Well, it looks like a toy but if it is making it to the 'top' lists of CNN,...

LEDs for Solid-state Lighting

Solid-state electronics has been transforming our lives for many decades by bringing us increasingly small, cheap and efficient devices and appliances. Our modern life-styles have come to be defined by our...

Faster-Than-Light Neutrino Does Not Exist

JULY 2012: Modern science is based on Einstein’s theory that the speed of light in vacuum is absolute, and nothing with mass can ever, ever, ever travel faster than light. The...

Unified Storage to help manage data

We are in the midst of a digital revolution that is changing the way we communicate, work and live. This, in turn, has had significant ramifications on how we produce, store...

A Minority Report Style Gesture Interface: Do We Really Need It? (Part 2)

Read Part 1 Helping everyday Tom Cruises John Underkoffler is the now-famous man who invented g-speak Spatial Operating Environment, the hands-free interface that Tom Cruise used in the iconic movie Minority Report, which...

Semicon IP: For Improving Productivity

The intellectual property (IP) can be in many different shapes and forms: software, hardware, on-chip, on-board, soft IP, hard IP, design IP, verification IP, etc. Assuming that we are talking of...

Lead-Free Electronics to Help Lead Good Health

Lead plays an important role in the manufacture of electronic devices. The whole electronics infrastructure has been designed around the melting point and physical properties of lead. Lead is malleable and...

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