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Issue 9 • Date Sept. 2007

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  • [Front cover - IEEE Spectrum]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): c1
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  • IEEE Spectrum - volume 44, number 9 - Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 3 - 5
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  • IEEE Spectrum: The Back Story

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 7
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 8
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  • Spectral Lines: Exploring the Extreme

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 10
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  • News: The Zero-Zero Hero

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 12 - 14
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  • Indian Start-ups Lure Silicoln Valley Cash

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 14 - 15
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    Having discovered India's inexpensive engineering talent years ago, nearly every big tech company has a subsidiary there. Now the venture capital (VC) groups of these multinationals are discovering India's independent start-ups. Venture capital investment in India is on the way to a substantial increase this year, with US $341 million committed in the first half of 2007. That follows VC's nearly d... View full abstract»

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  • Power Up

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 18 - 20
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  • No Exit

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 22
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  • The Big Picture: 426 000 Discarded Cellphones

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 24 - 25
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  • Lithium Batteries Take To The Road

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 26 - 31
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    Lithium-ion cells are poised to take an increasing share of the auto battery market, just as electric drive seems set to begin a long, slow climb to become, at last, a serious power-train option. But what's rarely understood is how much that second revolution depends on the first. View full abstract»

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  • Swimming to Europa

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 33 - 40
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    The paper discussed about a field test of one of the most intelligent and agile underwater robots ever crafted, a possible predecessor of a machine that might someday swim the vast, ice crusted ocean of Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa. Called DEPTHX, for deep phreatic thermal explorer, the 1.3-metric-ton machine can maneuver freely, draw detailed, three-dimensional maps of its environment. Most i... View full abstract»

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  • Dot-To-Dot Design

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 42 - 47
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    Basically, this paper discusses how researchers are connecting tiny puddles of electronics in a chip and making them compute in the quantum way. View full abstract»

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  • Bet On It

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 48 - 53
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    ArcelorMittal, Best Buy, General Electric, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, and Samsung have all begun tapping into the "wisdom of crowds" to help them predict public reaction to new products, the future price of a commodity, or sales revenue in the next quarter. In the past few years, the technique has really taken off, with at least a dozen start-ups competing for business in the field. Some offer softwa... View full abstract»

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  • Nano Particles Without Macroproblems

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 55 - 58
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    Little by little, nanotechnology has crept up on us. From a mostly academic exercise 20 years ago, it has swiftly progressed to the point where the technology is just about everywhere. However, research into possible environmental and health implications of solvents and other chemicals, including arsine and trichloroethylene, wasn't done at the birth of the industry, before such toxic substances w... View full abstract»

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  • Engineers at war

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 59 - 63
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    The U.S. Department of Defense and the Army Corps of Engineers are still looking for a few good civilian engineers (go to http://www.cpol.army.mil). Although many of the contracts with private industry are winding down in Iraq, building in Afghanistan is ramping up. Washington Group International, an engineering, construction, and management firm in Boise, Idaho, is exploring possible projects in ... View full abstract»

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  • Kids, do try this at home

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 62 - 64
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  • Lost in Space [a review of ISScapades: The Crippling of America's Space Program (Beattie, D.A.)]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 64
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  • Math blues [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 80
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