Custom-designed lighting products for MIDCAB, saphenous vein harvesting, laproscopic, and other procedures can be combined with customized or commercially available light sources to provide shadowless, high-intensity light with no heat. The molded, disposable lightpipes can be attached to retractors and instruments or used as stand-alone shapes. The design puts light where it is most beneficial, reducing glare and hot spots which can be distracting to the surgeon.
A simple new chemical method for repairing and recycling notoriously difficult carbon fiber composites has been developed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research. An entire component can be completely recycled, including reclaiming its expensive carbon fibers for reuse.
In today’s connected world we are seeing the beginning of connected homes, smart grids, self-driving automobiles, drones, and many other amazing devices. Out of all the soon-to-be connected devices, which device poses the greatest dangerous to its users and society?
Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.