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Issue 6 • Date June 1997

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  • Networking locally, area-wise

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 8
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  • George H. Heilmeier - The recipient of the 1997 IEEE Medal of Honor shares thoughts about research management in this Q&A with Spectrum magazine

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):18 - 23
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  • IEEE Awards - The 1997 Medalists

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):24 - 30
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  • Diagramming Minus the Gruntwork

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 65
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  • HiQ, and pretty, too

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):65 - 66
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  • New Math for Labview

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 66
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  • Too much of a good thing?

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):8 - 14
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  • Thin film SOI emerges

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):37 - 45
    Cited by:  Papers (21)  |  Patents (4)
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    Everyone in a position to judge recognizes the advantages of silicon-on-insulator technology-higher circuit speed, lower power consumption, greater immunity to radiation-induced errors and compatibility with existing IC fabrication processes. In the past few years, these advantages have become critical for some commercial applications, particularly in the portable electronics arena, where the pres... View full abstract»

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  • Collaring the cybercrook: an investigator's view

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):31 - 36
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    In 1996 the U.S. Federal Computer Incident Response Capability (FedCIRC) reported more than 2500 incidents, defined as adverse events in a computer system or networks caused by a failure of a security mechanism, or an attempted or threatened breach of these mechanisms. The Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Computer Crimes Squad, Washington, D.C., estimates that less than 15 percent of all... View full abstract»

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  • Open architecture controllers

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):60 - 64
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    Open architectures for desktop computing revolutionized the office. The author looks at how computer numerical controllers for factory equipment may be next View full abstract»

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  • The origins of the pn junction

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):46 - 51
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    The excerpts presented, from the authors' book Crystal Fire, track the work of an unsung hero of semiconductor history: Russell Ohl, the inventor of the pn junction View full abstract»

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  • Moore's law: past, present and future

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):52 - 59
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    A simple observation, made over 30 years ago, on the growth in the number of devices per silicon die has become the central driving force of one of the most dynamic of the world's industries. Because of the accuracy with which Moore's Law has predicted past growth in IC complexity, it is viewed as a reliable method of calculating future trends as well, setting the pace of innovation, and defining ... View full abstract»

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