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Issue 11 • Date November 2008

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  • [Front cover - IEEE Spectrum]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): c1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):1 - 3
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  • The ties that bind [back story]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 4
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  • Contributors

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 6
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  • Driving the DOD toward change [Spectral lines]

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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 10
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  • High speed down under [update]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):13 - 14
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  • Multicore is bad news for supercomputers

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 15
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  • Self-healing hulls [update]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 16
    Cited by:  Patents (2)
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  • Water goes off the grid [update]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 18
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  • Gas pains [commentary]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 19
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  • Arachnoid affair [the big picture]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):20 - 21
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  • The blinking light [Reflections]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 24
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  • Gifts

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):25 - 30
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  • What's wrong with weapons acquisitions?

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):33 - 39
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    The paper gives an overview of a problem in weapons acquisition in the U.S. army. The paper focuses on problem in the proposed aerial common sensor aircraft (ACS). U.S.Army desperately needed the ACS to replace its Guardrails, a fleet of small, piloted reconnaissance aircraft that first began flying in the mid-1970s. View full abstract»

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  • Idiot-proofing the defibrillator

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):40 - 45
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    This paper discusses how a device that shocks a failing heart back to life became one of the greatest engineering success stories in medicine. View full abstract»

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  • Seeing double

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):46 - 51
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    This paper discusses double patterning lithography for chips' manufacture. This technique was first demonstrated by Belgium's Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (IMEC) for the 32-nm node, using a combination of double-patterning and immersion lithography. Conceptually, it's simple: instead of exposing the photoresist layer once under one photomask, as in conventional optical lithography, this... View full abstract»

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  • Closing the circuit

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):52 - 60
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    Engineers working in the teeming cities and lonely deserts of North Africa are creating the last links in a power grid that will ring the Mediterranean Sea. View full abstract»

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  • Russia rules Eurasian gas roost [the data]

    Publication Year: 2008, Page(s): 100
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