Volume 41 Issue 1 • Jan. 2004

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 1
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  • Table of contents

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  • Contributors

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  • This is what 40 looks like

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  • Forum

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  • Technology trends 2004

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):14 - 19
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    Biomolecular engineering is hot, the tech sector is turning around, and the United States will continue to dominate high-tech R&D in the coming decade. So say the IEEE Fellows in the second annual 2004 IEEE Technology Leaders Survey. View full abstract»

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  • Spacecraft converge on mars

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):22 - 23
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  • Pundits ponder what 2004 portends

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  • A high-tech launch system for carriers

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):24 - 25
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  • Internet telephony: switching to unswitched

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 25
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  • Indian IT firms connect with Chinese counterparts

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):26 - 27
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  • Can organics replace silicon in PV?

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):28 - 30
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  • Ultrawide gap on ultrawideband

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  • Record run

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  • Winners losers or grails

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    How we chose our winners, losers, and Holy Grails. We picked six categories of technology - electric power, biotechnology, and so on. Then, within each of these categories, we picked a specific project that looked like a winner, one that looked like a loser, and a Holy Grail - a long-standing quest that could fundamentally change something about our lives. We favored bold, risky projects with a si... View full abstract»

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  • Across the great divide

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):36 - 39
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    The Alberta SuperNet is a model for the broadband future - everywhere. View full abstract»

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  • Flying away - forecast bad for tiny airborne probes

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):40 - 41
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    Forecasting weather by relying airborne probes the size of dust specks is wishful thinking. View full abstract»

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  • Fiber to the home

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):42 - 43
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  • The smart hybrid

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):44 - 51
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    Flip a switch, and DaimlerChrysler's plug-in hybrid electric van will become an electric vehicle. View full abstract»

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  • Recycling a bad idea

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):48 - 49
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  • Self-sustaining fusion

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  • The great gallium nitride gamble

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):52 - 55
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    Pure, clear wafers of this material are the key to blue and ultraviolet semiconductor lasers for next-generation DVDs. View full abstract»

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  • A promising lithography gets stuck

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):56 - 57
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  • Light from silicon [silicon-based lasers]

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  • Super conductors on the high seas [ship propulsion using superconductor motors]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):60 - 67
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    This article describes a $78 million U.S. Navy effort which is returning ship propulsion to the absolute forefront of advanced technology. In a program with far-reaching implications - not only for future warships but also for the cargo, cruise ship, and conceivably even the electricity-generating businesses - the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) is testing a 5 MW, 23 ton superconductor ship mo... View full abstract»

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