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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Ad-Hoc Cache Hierarchies Increase Processing Speed and Reduce Energy Consumption

The efficiency of computer chips has increased by using caches — small, local memory...

Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Method of Fabricating Ultra-Short-Gate-Length Thin-Film Transistors Using Optical Lithography

The speed of thin-film transistors (TFTs) relates directly to their gate length, which must be kept as short as possible to lower electron transport time...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
The MITRE Corporation

The MITRE Corporation was chartered in 1958 as a private, not-for-profit organization to provide engineering and technical guidance for the federal...

Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
SolidSense: Gas Analyzer on a Chip

The SolidSense sensor platform measures all EPA-regulated gas emissions (nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, and hydrocarbons), in addition...

Briefs: Software
The NiceC Programming Language

NiceC is an improved version of ANSI C. It attempts to clean up C as much as possible using syntax translation. A type checker for NiceC is under development. The NiceC programming language is translated to, and...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
APT Web Tool

Project planning data collected by the Analysis, Planning, and Tracking (APT) system during the planning cycle previously was available to users via an email request to a data administrator who would pull data from the database,...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Compact Active Vibration Control System

NASA Langley Research Center has developed a point sensor and piezoelectric actuator system to actively sense and reduce vibrations...

Who's Who: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Q&A: Dr. Shannon Yee, Assistant Professor of Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

Using flexible conducting polymers and novel circuitry patterns printed on paper, researchers in Dr. Lee’s...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Comparison Between Wave Soldering and Reflow Soldering

As contemporary electronics embrace light weight, increasing efficiency, and high speed, each link of the...

Briefs: Energy
Electrical Requirements for Direct Current Electric Actuators

Servo control systems require accurate control of motion parameters such as acceleration, velocity, and...

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