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GloFo offers 28nm SLP-RF process

GLoFo is offering a 28nm SLP-RF process for RF CMOS. RF PDKs provide design flexibility in core RF performance and functionality…

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PCIM 2015: Your Electronics Weekly guide

PCIM Europe (Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion)

The annual PCIM show covers power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management. It runs from 19 – 21 May in Nuremberg, this year.

Simply bookmark: www.electronicsweekly.com/news/tag/pcim/ 
PCIM 2015 – Latest News
PCIM: Vicor slim-line PSU package takes…

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Internet ‘capacity crunch’ approaching

Are we running out of Internet? It might sound like an odd question, but researchers met at the Royal Society in London last week to discuss a coming Internet “capacity crunch”, and what we might do about it.

The meeting sparked headlines warning of a “full” internet and the potential…

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Amazon founder launches a secret rocket to space

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos secretly launched an uncrewed rocket to space on Wednesday from his private launch facility in the Texas desert.

Bezos’ rocket company, Blue Origin, has been working on sub-orbital space flight since 2000, with an eye on the space tourism market. Its New Shepard capsule and…

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Little robots pull more than 100 times their weight

Mighty things come in small packages. The little robots in the video below can haul things that weigh over 100 times more than themselves.

The super-strong bots – built by mechanical engineers at Stanford University in California – will be presented next month at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation…

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Vital-Radio samples wireless health monitoring

It happens the moment you walk in: without you being aware of it, an undercover system discreetly records your breathing and heartbeat. Welcome to the Katabi Lab, part of the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Called Vital-Radio, the system needs no sensors…

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Proto-quantum computer addresses Boson sampling

Quantum computers should theoretically outpace ordinary ones, but attempts to build a speedy quantum machine have so far come up short. Now an approach based on a Victorian counting device seems to be getting close.

This proto-quantum computer can only solve one problem. But that problem, called boson sampling…

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Microphone harvests acoustic energy to top up its charge

Researchers in America have developed a postage stamp-sized microphone that can harvest acoustic energy to top up your charge on the go.

Zhong Wang of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and his colleagues created their microphone from a thin sheet of paper just a few centimetres across…

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