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Sandia, ASU researchers probe neurons' electrical signals

 By Rick Nelson on July 31, 2014

Researchers at Arizona State University and Sandia National Laboratories are looking to gain a better understanding of how neurons work in the interest of developing new prevention, diagnostic, and treatment techniques for brain disorders. The researchers are trying to measure and record electrical signals generated by neurons and supporting...


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August Special Reports

August Special Report

bullet By Tom Lecklider, Senior Technical Editor

DC loads extend operating modes

Electronic loads continue to take advantage of semiconductor advances that support increased functionality, speed, and power, all at lower cost.



August Special Report

bullet By Rick Nelson, Executive Editor

Instruments and systems measure thermal and electrical parameters

Hybrid and electric vehicles, industrial motor controls, rail transportation, and renewable energy systems demand quality power electronics devices.



Web Exclusives:

The Year in EMC: from Components to a Congressman's Visit

 By Rick Nelson on July 31, 2014

The run-up to the EMC Symposium provides an opportunity to review EMC news over the past year. Recent news ranges from a congressman's visit to an EMC facility to the introduction of feed-through filters...

Let's get small: Redefining RF and education

 By Elizabeth Persico, Agilent Education Program Manager on June 24, 2014

In the late '80s, I had a portable cassette player that was a marvel of Japanese miniaturization. Only 20% bigger than a tape, it had a four-band graphic equalizer in the lid and could even do auto-reverse, letting me listen to the same two albums-over and over-during trans-Pacific flights....



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Industry Update

SEMI Strategic Materials Conference begins September 30

July 31, 2014. The SEMI Strategic Materials Conference, held September 30-October 1 in Santa Clara, CA, will examine the drivers...

VTI Instruments announces EXLab 5.0 update

July 30, 2014. VTI Instruments has announced the introduction of version 5.0 of its EXLab software suite for mechanical data...

Anritsu all-in-one Instrument offers full OTN mapping

July 29, 2014. Anritsu has introduced the MT1000A Network Master Pro, an all-in-one optical field instrument that has the ability...

RF-Lambda employs Rohde & Schwarz instruments

July 29, 2014, Rohde & Schwarz announced today that RF and microwave component manufacturer RF-Lambda has chosen the...

Smart cities to rise fourfold in number from 2013 to 2025

July 29, 2014. The number of smart cities worldwide will quadruple within a 12-year period that started last year, proliferating...

Agilent announces 6-month no-cost Modelithics library for Genesys

July 28, 2014. Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that the Modelithics COMPLETE Library of RF and microwave component...

Q1 performance puts industrial chips on the right track

July 28, 2014. Industrial electronics semiconductors made small but important gains in the first quarter this year, affirming...

ADLINK powers Cornell's autonomous underwater vehicle

July 25, 2014. ADLINK Technology, a global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks...

DC power supplies support solar-array applications

July 25, 2014. B&K Precision has introduced three new models of high-power programmable DC power supplies: models PVS10005,...

International Space Station and National Geographic Learning team up

July 24, 2014. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and National Geographic Learning (NGL) today announced...

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