Volume 37 Issue 8 • Aug. 2000

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  • Are mobile phones safe?

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):23 - 28
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    Driven in part by disturbing allegations, a new wave of research in the United States and elsewhere is exploring possible links between cell phone radiation and cancer. Brain cancer, the topic of this article, is not the only health concern, but it dominates public discussion. A substantial body now exists of pertinent scientific evidence. This article discusses EM fields and research on looking f... View full abstract»

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  • The dawn of organic electronics

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):29 - 34
    Cited by:  Papers (21)  |  Patents (41)
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    Organic semiconductors are poised to transform the world of circuit and display technology. Major electronics firms such as Philips and Pioneer, and smaller companies such as Cambridge Display Technology, Universal Display, and Uniax, are betting that the future holds tremendous opportunity for the low cost and sometimes surprisingly high performance offered by organic electronic and optoelectroni... View full abstract»

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  • Handhelds duke it out for the Internet

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):35 - 41
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    Proponents of personal digital assistants (PDA) say that it will be these hand-held units that tie the on-the-go executive of the future to the Internet. However, looking just as strong is the other big contender for providing wireless Internet access-the next generation cell phone. This article discusses the capabilities and drawbacks of the latest generation of PDAs using the Bluetooth and Wirel... View full abstract»

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  • Cell phones answer Internet's call

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):42 - 46
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    Cellular service providers, handset manufacturers, and system integrators are captivated by the promise of the wireless Internet using third generation cellular telephony. The leading contender to be the global standard for third-generation cellular telephony is the Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS). This is a wideband CDMA system designed to be smoothly backward-compatible with GSM... View full abstract»

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  • Boston builds a high-IQ highway

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):47 - 52
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