Volume 36 Issue 10 • Oct. 1999

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  • IEEE Spectrum - [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): c1
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  • Newslog

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):2 - 4
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  • Forum

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):6 - 12
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  • Calendar

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):20 - 74R9
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  • Innovations

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):24 - 26
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  • Washington watch

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):26I2 - 26I3
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  • Recent books

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 26I8
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  • Technically speaking

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 27
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  • The dynamic digital disk

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):28 - 35
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    The DVD (digital versatile disk) standard was the first format to truly unite the computer and consumer electronics environments-but it also launched an unprecedented debate about copy protection. The DVD is much more than just a new and improved version of the CD. Advances in optical storage, signal processing, and disc manufacturing technology have emerged in the 15 years or so since the CD's bi... View full abstract»

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  • The via squeeze

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):36 - 41
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    Already less than 150 μm in diameter, vias can no longer be economically produced by mechanical drilling, as are conventional throughholes. Instead, they must be made by such alternative processes as laser ablation or the photochemical etching of thin dielectrics built up on either side of a conventional circuit board core. The new microvias are electrical paths less than 0.1 mm in diameter runnin... View full abstract»

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  • State of the INTERNET: Roundtable 5.0

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):42 - 50
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  • How to be a star engineer

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):51 - 58
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    Bell Laboratories hired the best and the brightest from the worlds most prestigious universities, but only a few lived up to their apparent potential for brilliance. Most developed into solid performers of mostly average productivity who did not substantially further Bell Labs' contribution to AT&T's competitive advantage in the marketplace. What the labs wanted to know was: what separates the... View full abstract»

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  • Threshold oƒ the newmillennium [Book Excerpt]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):59 - 64
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  • How NOT to forfeit Y2K Act protections[Law]

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):65 - 69
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  • EEs' tools & toy

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):70 - 74
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  • Thirty years ago...

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s):74R11 - 74R13
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  • Software reviews

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 88
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  • Web sights

    Publication Year: 1999, Page(s): 91
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