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VOLUME -27 NUMBER 3
Publication Date: 03/1/2012
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Electronic Paper Displays Get Closer


Phoenix, AZ — Which is the best display for our data, entertainment, office work, movies on the go? The three major technologies — LED, backlighted LCD, and plasma all have their pros and cons. Now another player is anxious to get into the mix — electronic paper or electrofluidic  display (EF) — a technology that has some serious advantages, not the least of which is near-zero power operation. The display is like paper — flexible, rollable, foldable, and provides superior optical contrast in direct sunlight. Further, it can offer panel integration with PV power source ...

Cool Nano Loudspeakers, Better MRIs, Quantum Computers

Gaithersburg, MD — Okay, it's still just a theory, but a team of physicists from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI), the Neils Bohr Institute in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Harvard University has developed a theory describing how to detect weak electrical signals and cool electrical circuits using light and something ...
"Made In USA" Gets Boost at ACD

Richardson, TX — EMS company Automated Circuit Design (ACD) has just completed an 18-month program of upgrading its internal infrastructure with solid new investment in capital equipment. This is in anticipation of dramatically increased domestic production, combined with today's trend toward more ...
Semicon Industry Posts Record-Breaking Revenues

Washington, DC — Worldwide semiconductor sales for 2011 reached a record $299.5 billion, a year-on-year increase of 0.4 percent from the $298.3 billion recorded in 2010, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design.


 
 
IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for May 2016
BANNOCKBURN, IL - IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the May 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales and orders in May continued ahead of last year’s levels, but at slower rates than in recent month. The book-to-bill ratio also declined slightly but remains positive at 1.01.

Mercury Systems Receives $7.9M Order for Integrated Microwave Assemblies for Unmanned Airborne Electronic Warfare Jamming Application
CHELMSFORD, MA - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), announced it received a $7.9 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for integrated microwave assemblies (IMAs) for an unmanned electronic warfare (EW) jamming application. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2016 fourth quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

 
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