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Ceramic Chip Inductors

July 16, 2014 11:49 am | by PD&D Staff | Coilcraft, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

The 0201DS ceramic chip inductors from Coilcraft combine high Q values and exceptionally high SRF in small package sizes ...

Rice Nanophotonics Experts Create Powerful Molecular Sensor

July 16, 2014 11:45 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Nanophotonics experts at Rice University have created a unique sensor that amplifies the optical signature of molecules by about 100 billion times. Newly published tests found the device could accurately identify the composition and ...  

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3D Nanostructure Could Benefit Nanoelectronics, Gas Storage

July 16, 2014 11:43 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

A three-dimensional porous nanostructure would have a balance of strength, toughness and ability to transfer heat that could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage and composite materials that perform multiple functions, according to ...  

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NOAA’s GOES-R Satellite Magnetometer Ready for Spacecraft Integration

July 16, 2014 11:37 am | by NASA | News | Comments

The Magnetometer will monitor magnetic field variations around the Earth and enable forecasters at NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center to better predict the consequences of geomagnetic storms. These storms pose a threat to ...   

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Efficient Structures Help Build a Sustainable Future

July 16, 2014 11:34 am | by University of Miami | News | Comments

When envisioning a new structure, engineers often have to balance design choices against the environmental impact of materials used. It is estimated that 40 to 50 percent of greenhouse gases are produced by ...      

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An Anti-Glare, Anti-Reflective Display for Mobile Devices?

July 16, 2014 11:31 am | by American Chemical Society | News | Comments

If you've ever tried to watch a video on a tablet on a sunny day, you know you have to tilt it at just the right angle to get rid of glare or invest in a special filter. But now scientists are reporting in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces that ...

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NASA Turns Over Next-Gen Air Traffic Management Tool to FAA

July 16, 2014 11:09 am | by NASA | News | Comments

A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington ...     

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Aerial Intelligence Helps Create the World's Most Efficient Airline

July 16, 2014 10:49 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

GE is working with Air Asia and the Department of Civil Aviation (the regional equivalent of the FAA) to roll out a GPS-based flight path program at 15 Malaysian airports, and another eight in Thailand and Indonesia. The goal is to improve ...

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Photos of the Day: This Airbus Makes Pilots Smarter

July 16, 2014 10:48 am | by GE Reports | News | Comments

At first glance, Air Asia’s fleet of Airbus A320 planes look like any other passenger aircraft. But look under the hood and you will find an array of sensors and proprietary technology developed by GE that make their pilots smarter ...  

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GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System

July 16, 2014 10:28 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

VectorNav Technologies has announced the VN-300 Dual Antenna GPS-Aided Inertial Navigation System (GPS/INS). The VN-300 can be used in a wide variety of industrial and military applications and is ...

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A Close Shave with American Manufacturing

July 16, 2014 10:15 am | by Joel Hans, Managing Editor, Manufacturing.net | Articles | Comments

Phil Masiello, the co-founder and president 800razors.com, has more than once found himself in a dire situation: while traveling, he realized the night before a key meeting that he had forgotten his razor at home. Knowing that he needed to ...

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Electronic High Flow Poppet Valves

July 16, 2014 10:03 am | by PD&D Staff | Product Releases | Comments

Clippard's EGV Series valves are electronically piloted versions of the GV series valves, suitable for large flow, low leak applications. Available in 1/8" NPT ported and manifold mount, they utilize ...

F-35 Jet Gets Limited OK After Fire

July 16, 2014 9:49 am | by Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer | News | Comments

The U.S. Navy and Air Force have approved a limited return to flight for their new-generation F-35 fighter jet, keeping alive the possibility that it could make an appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow in England this week ...

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GM Proposes $27M Investment for Indiana Plant

July 16, 2014 9:40 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Motors has proposed investing $27 million at a southern Indiana casting plant for machinery, equipment and tooling needed to produce aluminum engine blocks. The automaker filed a tax abatement request for the ...    

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BMW Recalls 1.6M 3-Series Cars for Air Bag Problem

July 16, 2014 9:19 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry. The German automaker says it will recall 1.6 million 3-Series cars from model years 2000 to 2006 across the ...

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