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Ice Sheet Modeling Using Supercomputers at Sandia

Livermore, CA — Computational models are making a significant contribution to understanding sea-level rise due to melting of the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. If current climate trends continue, they will affect 21st Century sea-level rise. However, predicting the expected loss of ice sheet ...
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New Concept for Rapid Gene Sequencing

Gaithersburg, MD — Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have simulated a new concept for rapid and accurate gene sequencing. By pulling a DNA molecule through a tiny, chemically-activated hole in graphene — an ultra-thin sheet of carbon atoms — the detected changes ...
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Google Glass Taking Back Seat

Boston, MA — Smart glasses, once exemplified by the original Google Glass, are seeing a resurgence, but are now driven by enterprise rather than consumer applications. A study by Lux Research shows that other rivals are topping Google in deploying smart glasses that provide "augmented reality" solutions for ...
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Here Comes Fusion Again


Ever since the first thermonuclear ("hydrogen") bombs were tested, there has been a determined effort to find a way to harness this form of energy to displace fossil fuels, creating nuclear fusion reactors as an energy source. The scramble is still on, but today's scientists devoted ...

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Hydrogen Infrastructure to Get a Boost

Livermore, CA — Drivers are seeing more hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) on the road, but refueling stations for those vehicles are still few and far between. This is about to change, and one reason is a new testing device being validated at California refueling stations that will greatly accelerate ...
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PCB Sales Growth Up But Slow

Bannockburn, IL — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released the November findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Slow sales growth continued in November and bookings bounced back, but the book-to-bill ratio slipped below parity to ...
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Safer Radar to Protect Next Gen Warships


The military uses radar for many purposes, including guiding missiles to targets, directing the firing of weapon systems, and providing long-distance surveillance and navigation information. However, for the next generation of systems currently in development, the most critical requirement ...

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Big Data Regional Hub coming to Georgia Tech and UNC

Atlanta, GA and Chapel Hill, NC — The Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of North Carolina's Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) will co-direct a new, national effort to develop a Big Data Regional Innovation Hub serving 16 Southern states and the District of Columbia.
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No. American PCB Sales Continue to Grow

Bannockburn, IL — Sales growth continued in September and the book-to-bill ratio fell back to a more normal but still positive 1.05 according to IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries®. The positive growth was indicated by the September findings from IPC's monthly North American Printed Circuit ...
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Fuel Cell Power: Coming to a Showroom Near You


Sacramento, CA — It's happening right now — fuel cell cars are being offered for sale by Toyota in California. Prices for fuel cell stacks have been dropping with almost predictable regularity, and the new Toyota Mirai can be purchased for just $58,325 or leased for $499 a month ...

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3D Printer Makes Satellite Thrusters

Hanau, Germany — Temperatures of over 1250°C, more than 600 ignitions with no signs of wear or fatigue; this is all in a day's work for the highly complex thruster units in a satellite's propulsion systems. But the thruster that recently passed a hot-fire test at the Airbus Defence & Space facility ...
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Harris Corp to Become ICAMR's First Consortium Member

Kissimmee, FL — Harris Corporation (Harris) and the International Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing Research (ICAMR) will participate in a multi-year collaborative program to accelerate commercialization of next generation high performance systems. The focus of the collaboration will be on the fabrication ...
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Hi-Tech Electronics Boosts Its Game with New ASM SMT Line


A firm that started over 38 years ago in an apartment-sized facility has grown into a well-established, electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company serving military, aerospace, medical, consumer, and industrial markets from a 20-acre, 33,000-square-ft. manufacturing operation in ...

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Quantum Dots to Help Make High-Performance Nanophotonic Devices

Gaithersburg, MD — Life may be as unpredictable as a box of chocolates, but ideally, you always know what you're going to get from a quantum dot. A quantum dot should produce one, and only one, photon — the smallest constituent of light — each time it is energized. This characteristic makes it attractive ...
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IPC Releases T-50 Revision M, Terms and Definitions

Bannockburn, IL — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released IPC-T-50 Revision M, "Terms and Definitions for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits". This ever-evolving standard provides common language of terms and definitions for the electronics industry.
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Technica USA Hosts Tech Forum for Customers

San Jose, CA — Once a year, Technica USA hosts an Annual Technology Forum Event. This year's event was held in San Jose, California on July 22 - 23 and was co-sponsored by ASM Assembly Systems, with active participation from Koh Young and Rehm Thermal Systems. The technical presentations were made ...
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Conecsus Appoints Tom Mitchell North American Business Manager

TERRELL, TX - Conecsus, LLC, an innovative environmental technology and recycling company, has appointed Tom Mitchell to the position of North American Business Manager.  Tom comes to Conecsus with more than 30 years of experience in the electronics manufacturing and metals industries.
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FSInspection to Exhibit High Magnification Visual Inspection Systems at WESTEC

ST. PETERSBURG, FL  ― FSInspection will exhibit its complete series of high magnification visual inspection systems in Booth #629 at WESTEC, scheduled to take place Sept. 15-17, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in California. Designed for today’s industrial markets, the series includes the VERSAMag® High-Magnification HD Inspection System, HDMag® High-Magnification Visual Inspection Station, X-Mag Machine Vision Station and PKMag® 50 Portable Visual Inspection Device.
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NCAB Group USA Opens a New Division on the West Coast

HAMPSTEAD, NH  ― NCAB Group, one of the world’s largest suppliers of printed circuit boards (PCBs) with headquarters in Sweden, is expanding in the west with the opening of its first west coast office. Located at 1499 SE Tech Center Drive, Vancouver, WA, the office is just across the Columbia River from Portland, OR.

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Storing Solar Energy for Rainy Days

Albuquerque, NM — Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories are working to lower the cost of solar energy systems and improve efficiencies in a big way, all due to a system of small particles.
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