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Issue 4 • Date April 1988

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  • How to design an 'invisible' aircraft

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):26 - 31
    Cited by:  Papers (10)  |  Patents (1)
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    Techniques for reducing radar cross sections to make aircraft harder to detect are examined. Studies to determine what elements contribute to the radar signature are discussed. The use of models and chambers that simulate the impact of radar on a distant target to test the effectiveness of proposed techniques is considered. The need for outdoor testing is discussed.<> View full abstract»

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  • Supercomputing for one

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):46 - 50
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    The development of minisupercomputers is discussed. These desk-side units combine interactive, high-resolution graphics and vector processing. Available and soon-to-be-available minisupers are described. Vector processing, used by all these machines, is examined, as is virtual memory, another key feature. The advanced compiler and graphics facilities of the minisupers are described.<> View full abstract»

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  • High-definition television update

    Publication Year: 1988, Page(s):56 - 62
    Cited by:  Papers (8)  |  Patents (6)
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    Developments in high-definition television (HDTV) in the US, Europe, and Japan are reviewed. The Japanese direct-broadcast-satellite HDTV system is described, and its advantages and drawbacks are examined. European activity is briefly described. The FCC enquiry into HDTV in the US is discussed. The focus is on the issues of standards and compatibility.<> View full abstract»

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