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Sussex student wins award for graphene car battery
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A student engineer from the University of Sussex has won the ‘Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award’ for designing a vehicle battery that charges quickly. Josh de Wit, a second-year mechanical engineering student, exploited the qualities of graphene. A car battery made with stacked graphene, according to de Wit, would take far less time to charge, store ... Read full article: Sussex student wins award for graphene car battery [...]
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3D XPoint SSDs due for volume production in Q2
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3D XPoint, Intel’s ‘new class of memory’, will finally hit the street in Q2 2017 in the form of an SSD reports Digitimes. Engineering samples of the SSD which is branded Optane, have been given to selected customers, it is reported. Mass production is planned in Q2 for the technology which was launched in June ... Read full article: 3D XPoint SSDs due for volume production in Q2 [...]
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Updated: Diamond nuclear battery could generate 100μW for 5,000 years
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Synthetic diamond made from carbon-14 could become a long-term electrical power source, according to a team at the University of Bristol. “There are no moving parts involved, no emissions generated and no maintenance required, just direct electricity generation,” said Professor Tom Scott of the University’s Interface Analysis Centre. “By encapsulating radioactive material inside diamonds, we ... Read full article: Updated: Diamond nuclear battery could generate 100μW for 5,000 y [...]
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Picture Gallery: Elektra Awards 2016 – The Winners
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The Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards 2015 were presented last night, and here are the pictures of all the winners. You can read the full list of winners, with details of the awards – see Elektra Awards 2016: The Winners – but pictures from the Gala Dinner last night, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, follow below ... Read full article: Picture Gallery: Elektra Awards 2016 – The Winners [...]
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Semtech aims LoRa gateway at home IoT nets
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Semtech, which was recognised at this week’s Elektra Awards in London, has come up with a reference design for an indoor multi-band picocell basestation incorporating the LoRa long range IoT wireless standard. The reference design is based on Semtech’s SX1308 picocell gateway IC along with the SX1255 or SX1257 LoRa RF transceivers. The likely market is in-the-home internet of things ... Read full article: Semtech aims LoRa gateway at home IoT nets [...]
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Comment: Holographic technology takes a step beyond AR and VR
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Javid Khan, of 3D holographic display company Holoxica, says that to create a "true" 3D experience, you need to take a step beyond AR and VR. Read full article: Comment: Holographic technology takes a step beyond AR and VR [...]
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