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VOLUME -23 NUMBER 12
Publication Date: 12/1/2008
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Cold Atoms in Focused Ion Beams to Replace Hot Gallium

Gaithersburg, MD — Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a radical new method of focusing a stream of ions into a point as small as one nanometer. Because of the versatility of their approach — it can be used with a wide range of ions tailored to
the task at hand — it is expected to have broad application in nanotech...
Innovation in Danger: Engineering Students Down Worldwide

Piscataway, NJ — The trend is alarming, and it's global. In Western Europe, Australia, Japan and even in India, the numbers of students attracted to engineering and computer science are declining. For example, a 2003 Harris poll conducted in the U.S. shows that only two percent of first year university students ...
Wireless Sensor Networks Get Priority R&D


Technology will soon make it possible to automatically monitor and respond to such events as forest fires, avalanches, hurricanes, faults in country wide utility equipment, traffic, hospitals and much more over wide areas and with billions of sensors. It will become possible through the use of Wireless ...



 
 
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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