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Real-world Fuel Consumption and CO2Emissions in Europe

ICCT Study

Real-world Fuel Consumption and CO2Emissions in Europe

“Real-world” fuel consumption and CO2 emissions of new European passenger cars exceeded official type-approval values by approximately 40 percent in 2014, according to a new update to the International Council on Clean Transportation’s study. lesen

The World's Largest Air-Purifier

Smog Free Project

The World's Largest Air-Purifier

Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde and his team of experts are using patented ion technology to build the world's largest smog vacuum cleaner. lesen

Designed for Head-up Displays

Oslon Compact CL

Designed for Head-up Displays

Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed the Oslon Compact CL, a high-power LED with a color coordinate that has been specially matched to TFT displays and the relevant white point requirements. A ceramic converter ensures that the color locus remains constant even at high temperatures. lesen

A Dual-channel, High-performance Integrated Power Switch

Mixed Signal Products

A Dual-channel, High-performance Integrated Power Switch

Silego Technology announced a new addition to its dual-channel, self-contained integrated power-switch product portfolio. lesen

Sentinel-2 Delivers First Images

Observing Earth for a Safer Planet

Sentinel-2 Delivers First Images

Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ that it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme. lesen

How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries

Digital Transformation

How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries

New Study from the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation shows that only 25 percent of companies are taking proactive steps to address digital disruption. lesen

Renesas Electronics Delivers New Platform to Accelerate Development of Innovative, Differentiated Solutions for IoT and Industrial Markets

Embedded

Renesas Electronics Delivers New Platform to Accelerate Development of Innovative, Differentiated Solutions for IoT and Industrial Markets

Renesas Synergy Platform Integrates a Complete Qualified Software Package and an Intuitive API to Reduce Time to Market, Total Cost of Ownership and Barriers to Entry for Embedded Systems Development lesen

Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

Green Nano

Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat with higher output power than currently available materials. lesen

Carbon Nanotube Fibers Provide Two-way Communication

Medical

Carbon Nanotube Fibers Provide Two-way Communication

Carbon nanotube fibers may provide the best way to communicate with the brain. The fibers have proven superior to metal electrodes for deep brain stimulation and to read signals from a neuronal network. lesen

An Injectable UW-Polymer Could Keep Patients from Bleeding

An Injectable UW-Polymer Could Keep Patients from Bleeding

Most military battlefield casualties die before ever reaching a surgical hospital. Of those soldiers who might potentially survive, most die from uncontrolled bleeding. lesen

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Photovoltaics

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Hybrid perovskite solar cells have attained power conversion efficiencies that took decades to achieve with the conventional materials used to generate electricity from sunlight. lesen

Sub-micrometer Carbon Spheres as Oil Additive

Chemistry

Sub-micrometer Carbon Spheres as Oil Additive

Tiny, perfectly smooth carbon spheres added to motor oil have been shown to reduce friction and wear typically seen in engines by as much as 25 percent, suggesting a similar enhancement in fuel economy. lesen

New Fibers Can Deliver Many Simultaneous Stimuli

Biology

New Fibers Can Deliver Many Simultaneous Stimuli

The human brain’s complexity makes it extremely challenging to study — not only because of its sheer size, but also because of the variety of signaling methods it uses simultaneously. lesen

Laser-induced Graphene 'super' for Electronics

Energy Storage

Laser-induced Graphene 'super' for Electronics

Rice University researchers test flexible, three-dimensional supercapacitors with excellent energy-storage and power potential. lesen

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

Semiconductor Technology

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

With data transfer rates over 100 Gb/s, communication between servers requires optical switches with faster switching time, broader band operation and larger capacity for switching elements. lesen

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

Communications

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

Unlike Bilbo’s magic ring, which entangles human hearts, engineers have created a new micro-ring that entangles individual particles of light, an important first step in a whole host of new technologies. lesen

New Kind of “tandem” Solar Cell with Better Efficiency

Photovoltaics

New Kind of “tandem” Solar Cell with Better Efficiency

Researchers at MIT and Stanford University have developed a new kind of solar cell that combines two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material in order to harvest a broader range of the sun’s energy. lesen

Quantum Sensor’s Advantages Survive Entanglement Breakdown

Sensors

Quantum Sensor’s Advantages Survive Entanglement Breakdown

The promise of quantum information processing - perfectly secure communication - depends on a phenomenon called “entanglement,” in which the physical states of quantum particles become interrelated. lesen

Experiment Reveals Myterious Properties of Sound Waves

Cooling

Experiment Reveals Myterious Properties of Sound Waves

Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with a magnetic field. The study is the first to prove that acoustic phonons have magnetic properties. lesen

New Satellite for Unprecedented Earth Monitoring

European Space Agency

New Satellite for Unprecedented Earth Monitoring

The first optical imaging satellite in the EU’s Copernicus programme (Sentinel-2A), is set for launch from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana at 01:52 GMT on 23 June aboard a Vega rocket. lesen

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The importance of FPGAs for High Performance Computing

The Mango Project

The importance of FPGAs for High Performance Computing

03.11.16 - The EU funded MANGO project, in which many core architectures for future HPC systems are explored, mixes high-end processors, graphics processors and FPGAs to meet most challenging application needs. lesen

Software-supported review process shortens time to market

EDA Tools

Software-supported review process shortens time to market

04.11.16 - As viewing tool, PCB-Investigator takes care of the communication between designer, manufacturer and assembler of PCBs and maintains the information exchange about parts and nets of the layout. lesen

Human Machine Interface evolving rapidly in new Dimensions

Gesture Recognition

Human Machine Interface evolving rapidly in new Dimensions

07.11.16 - A new generation of haptic devices is emerging and opening up the third dimension that will make us wonder how we ever got by with simple flat touchscreens with motor-based vibration feedback. lesen

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