Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have presented preliminary measurements of the refractive index for high-purity water, the recommended candidate for liquid lenses used in liquid immersion lithography, a technology that could improve image resolution and shrink computer chip sizes. For more info, go to www.nist.gov.
Independent science safety company Underwriters Laboratories is providing new guidance for manufacturers about how to follow the latest IEC standards for implementing safety features in programmable logic controllers.
Automakers are adding greater digital capabilities to their design and engineering activities to promote collaboration among staff and suppliers, input consumer feedback, shorten product development cycles, and meet evolving end-use needs.
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