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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 7
Publication Date: 07/1/2008
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Quantum Logic Clock Most Accurate Yet

Gaithersburg, MD — An atomic clock that uses an aluminum atom to apply the logic of computers to the peculiarities of the quantum world now rivals the world's most accurate clock, based on a single mercury atom. Both clocks are at least 10 times more accurate than the current U.S. time standard. The measurements, described in a new paper, were made in a yearlong comparison of the two next-generation clocks, both designed and built at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


Ericsson, STMicroelectronics form joint venture
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Swedish wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson AB and Swiss chip-maker STMicroelectronics NV unveiled plans Wednesday to create a 50-50 joint venture that will make a key component known as chipsets for mobile phones.



 
 
IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for May 2016
BANNOCKBURN, IL - IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the May 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales and orders in May continued ahead of last year’s levels, but at slower rates than in recent month. The book-to-bill ratio also declined slightly but remains positive at 1.01.

 
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