K(mu)DA position-sensing system makes highly accurate digital measurements and can be calibrated by the user. Setup involves pushing six keys on the front panel. K(mu)DA can operate as a stand-alone system offering three-point calibration and auto zero with push-button ease. The system's two channels provide single-ended or differential output and a sampling rate of more than 10,000/sec.
Kaman Instrumentation Corp., Box 7463, Colorado Springs, CO 80933.
Artificially created metamaterials are already appearing in niche applications like electronics, communications, and defense, says a new report from Lux Research. How quickly they become mainstream depends on cost-effective manufacturing methods, which will include additive manufacturing.
Sharon Glotzer and David Pine are hoping to create the first liquid hard drive with liquid nanoparticles that can store 1TB per teaspoon. They aren't the first to find potential data stores, as Harvard researchers have stored 700 TB inside a gram of DNA.
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