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Issue 1 • Date Jan 2001

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  • Something in the air [electronic nose]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 10 - 14
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
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    No electronic nose can match the capabilities of its human counterpart. But, as the author reports in this paper, advances in sensor technology are transforming the capabilities of the all-electric hooter View full abstract»

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  • Have null, will fly [data tagging]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 31 - 34
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    This article is concerned exclusively with data tags which are machine readable and which do not require contact between the tag and the reader. Such devices are of considerable commercial interest, either because they speed up a data collection process, or because they provide a new function, or both. The goal of very low cost, vibration-free tagging was finally realised with SGL's 1995 invention... View full abstract»

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  • Broad is the way [ultra-wideband technology]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 35 - 39
    Cited by:  Papers (13)  |  Patents (3)
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    Ultrawideband (UWB) systems, which combine bandwidths in excess of 1 GHz with very low power spectral densities (PSDs), are currently attracting growing interest as a means of wresting additional capacity from the already heavily utilised store of wireless bandwidth. If the emissions from UWB devices are regulated to avoid causing significant interference to licensed services, then it becomes poss... View full abstract»

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  • Engineering sustainable development in the 21st century

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 29 - 30
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  • Controlling traffic with radio

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 40 - 44
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    The author reviews the role of radio frequencies in the control of traffic and pedestrians. He discusses active control of traffic junctions based on vehicle actuated demands; implying a requirement for vehicles approaching junctions or waiting at junctions to be detected, and for that detection event to be notified to the junction controller. It is also desirable to know the direction of an appro... View full abstract»

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  • Hybrid vigour [hybrid electric vehicles]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 25 - 28
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    In this paper, the author reports on the theory and practice behind cars powered by a combination of petrol engine and electric motor. The operating principles and future possibilities for hybrid electric vehicles are outlined View full abstract»

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  • Marketing myths dispelled [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 24
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  • How germany built its radar industry [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 23
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  • Mesh networks for broadband access

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 17 - 22
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    Broadband wireless access systems must satisfy exacting technical and commercial requirements. In this paper, the author describes a novel approach that uses Internet-like routing to bridge the infamous `last mile' View full abstract»

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  • Hacking takes on an acceptable face [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 24
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