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New statistical technique improves precision of nanotechnology data

... that identifies and removes systematic bias, noise and equipment-based artifacts from experimental ... nanoscale properties and separating signals from noise and data artifacts. Data artifacts can be caused ... new findings. "What may have seemed like noise could actually be an important signal," he said. ...

First tunable, 'noiseless' amplifier may boost quantum computing, communications

... signals. Amplifiers that theoretically add no noise have been demonstrated before, but the JILA/NIST ... ever to boost signals sufficiently to overcome noise generated by the next amplifier in a series along ... The rules of quantum mechanics say that the noise in amplitude and phase cant both be zero, but the ...

Amazing minaturized 'SIDECAR' drives Webb telescope's signal

... the analog signal travels, thus reducing the noise of the system," said Matt Greenhouse, Integrated ... advancement in the SIDECAR is its very low noise - the analog to digital conversion is nearly perfect, adding no significant noise to the image; and its very low power - the ...

AIAA names top ten emerging aerospace technologies of 2009

... 1. "Greener Aviation" Technologies including emission reduction and noise reduction technologies as used in the Federal Aviation Administration's Continuous Low Emissions, Energy and noise (CLEEN) program, and the European Environmentally Friendly Engine (EFE) ...

Aviation partners to cut 500,000 tonnes of CO2 a year

... also reduces CO2 emissions by 160 to 470 kg per flight. CDA also reduces noise around the airport by between 1 and 5 decibels. With CDA in place at 100 ... will benefit residents living around many European airports by lowering noise and carbon emissions, saving airlines money at a time when every cent ...

Zounds Hearing Develops and Releases Power BTE Hearing Aid

... severe and profound hearing loss (unique to Power BTE) -- Patented noise cancellation technology eliminates up to 90 percent of background noise -- Directional microphones continually scan the user environment to ...

Nanotube production leaps from sooty mess in test tube to ready formed chemical microsensors

... part of the disc means that they can be used to screen out background noise and cope with low signal to noise ratios making them up to 1000 times more sensitive than conventional ...

Evotec to Present Details of the Positive Phase II Study in Insomnia With EVT 201 at the Worldsleep07 Congress in Cairns/Australia

... The studies were conducted in a sleep laboratory setting using the traffic noise model of insomnia in healthy male volunteers. In this setting an average of 52 decibels of recorded traffic noise is played throughout the night thereby provoking insomnia. This model has ...

BRAHMS, Cezanne and Lumiphore Announce Partnership for Diagnostic Tests

... Berkeley . Lanthanides are exceptional due to their long fluorescent lifetime delays that enable time gating and a dramatic drop in background noise when sensitized by the appropriate organic cage. This unique patent family is focused on a novel cage structure surrounding the terbium ion which ...

Light sensor breakthrough could enhance digital cameras

... of solar cells and it limits the sensitivity of digital cameras. When a scene is dimly lit, small portable cameras like those in laptops suffer from noise and grainy images as a result of the small number excitons. "Multi-exciton generation breaks the conventional rules that bind traditional ...

New MIT radio chip mimics human ear

... by the human vocal tract and a novel analysis-by-synthesis technique based on the vocal tract. The chip's potential for robust speech recognition in noise and its potential for voice identification have several applications in portable devices and security applications. The researchers have built ...

Prescription-Free Digital Hearing Aid Just Released

... of 30 years of solving the needs of hearing impaired people. HearPod aids are 100% digital, full-featured and have some of the most advanced noise canceling and sound amplification computer chips available. Their innovative design also reduces sound feedback inside the ear, thereby making ...

CellGard ES NU-480 Class II Biological Safety Cabinet Now Available

... operates at a constant airflow, it increases electrical efficiency, extends High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter life, and operates at lower noise and vibration than its counterparts. NuAire also selects the correct forward-curved fan for each size cabinet. This process improves motor ...

Frost & Sullivan Applauds SHL Telemedicine for Excellence in Product Innovation

... transmits digital encoded ECG data through the cellular network (GPRS) and allows for comparable ECG accuracy due to the elimination of background noise present when using acoustic transmission against many of the present generation wireless communication modalities such as WiFi or Bluetooth," notes ...

StartUpHire Launches Comprehensive Search Engine for Jobs at Venture-Backed Companies

... "VC backed companies and their investors have lacked an efficient way to highlight these career opportunities without getting lost in the noise of large recruiting sites," says Steve Fredrick, a spokesperson for StartUpHire and partner at Grotech Ventures. "Fast growing companies ...

Nikon Instruments Introduces Exclusive VAAS Detector Imaging Method for Confocal Microscopy

... Unique Technology Greatly Improves Signal to noise MELVILLE, N.Y., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikon Instruments, Inc. ( www.nikoninstruments.com ) today launched VAAS Detection, a new, ...

Exclusive Conference on Managing Your Online Brand: Shaping the Noise from the Blogosphere

... marketing executive from a large biopharmaceutical company will discuss increasing importance of reputation monitoring and management in "The Crowd's noise Level is Increasing: Understanding User Generated Content and Enhancing its Impact on Your Reputation" at the 11th Annual Customer Experience ...

Golden scales

... the mass of a single molecule or even single atom," Zettl said. "This has been a challenge even at cryogenic temperatures where reduced thermal noise improves the sensitivity. We have achieved sub-single-atom resolution at room temperature!" The new NEMS mass sensor consists of a single ...

Abingdon Life Sciences, Inc. Announces Opening of Office in Carlsbad, Ca.

... assist with cGMP services from formulation development for clinical trial supply through commercialization. "Abingdon's approach is to reduce the noise in the development process and provide objective direction that outlines the risks and benefits of the potential development pathways. In the end, ...

Low-Power Ultra Wideband (UWB) Technology Best RFID Choice for Hospitals to Minimize Interference Threat

... to discuss: -- What FCC regulations limit the level of UWB power output. -- Why UWB transmissions are indistinguishable from the unintentional RF noise that exists in hospital environments. -- Why this means that current hospital medical devices are not affected by UWB. RESOURCE: Adrian ...

Powersafe Technology Corp. Recapitalizes, Executes Merger Agreement with Amplification Technologies, and Invests in Amplification

... solid state technology for low level light detection. Amplification's platform semiconductor technology, which allows amplification with very low noise of weak signals, is in principle applicable to, and has been patented to encompass, detection of signals other than light, and thus could ...

Ratcliff Designs Hospital of the Future for John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus

... hospital it is today," said Crodd Chin, Ratcliff principal and the project's design architect. New patient rooms are designed for privacy and noise reduction, natural lighting, and distinct "zones" for the patient, caregiver, family, hygiene, and equipment. These zones, in addition to the new ...

Signalife Wins Second Frost & Sullivan Technology Award

... monitoring product out there, and they accomplished this by creating a technology that significantly reduced and effectively eliminated artifact noise before the ECG signal is amplified. This results in no need to filter the signal after it has been amplified preserving the entire ECG's data. Using ...

Elekta Chosen to Deliver Sophisticated Brain Mapping Technology to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee

... temporal resolution of MEG technology. We chose the Elekta Neuromag MEG system because its combination of sensitive detectors, robust environmental noise cancellation and versatile software was deemed best able to meet the stringent demands of our users." "With leading technology to the development ...

Virgin Atlantic Selects Rolls-Royce Engines to Power Its 787 Fleet in a Deal Worth $2.6BN

... design, with over half of the aircraft built from composite materials, helps to reduce fuel burn and carbon emissions significantly. The noise footprint of the 787-9 is also 60 percent smaller than the A340-300, benefiting local communities living close to airports. Last week Virgin ...

International team identifies 480 genes that control human cell division

... science method called deconvolution, which is widely used in such fields as image processing and signal processing, proved effective in eliminating noise from the data. In experiments, the team arrested and released cells in culture and then measured DNA content to determine which ones had stopped ...

Cheetah Medical's NICOM Non-Invasive Cardiac Output Monitor Featured in a Presentation at the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA) Annual Meeting

... and in clinical environments such as intensive care units, emergency departments and during stress tests, where there is significant electrical noise and patient movement. Cheetah's BIOREACTANCE(TM) technology has been validated in the United States and Europe on hundreds of hemodynamically ...

The Affymetrix GeneChip Scanner 3000 New Advances in Scanner Design for Superior Performance, Reliability, and Dynamic Range

... real signal from fluorescent emissions, and noise signal caused by radiated or conducted pick-up ... to ensure exceptional immunity from external noise sources. Affymetrix specifically custom- designed ... quality. REDUCED MEASUREMENT noise One of the biggest hurdles to getting ...

Increased Analyte Sensitivity through the Utility of Enhanced Mass-Resolution on the FinniganTSQ Quantum Discovery

... as shown in Figure 2. The reduction in background noise is a consequence of the added specificity ... the chromatographic trace. A calculated signal to noise (S/N) ratio of 8 is determined for this peak ... 3,4). The dramatic decrease in background noise at the higher mass-resolution setting is ...

Determination of N-nitrosamines in Baby Bottle Rubber Teats by Liquid Chromatography-Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry

... 1 ppb nitrosamine standard mixture. The signal to noise (S/N) ratio varies according to the analyte. The ... in the chromatogram; a region containing the noise and a region containing the peak of interest. The ... signal by 3 times the standard deviation of the noise region. ...

LabVIEW for Measurement and Data Analysis

... Frequency (Spectral) Analysis noise and Distortion Pulse and Transition ... versa. These routines are extremely powerful for noise reduction purposes. The quadratic methods ... FFT when it comes to feature extraction and noise reduction. Because the wavelet transform can ...

Not All Bits Are Created Equal

... gray level. noise A factor that needs to be considered for accurate digitization is noise. noise is added signal from sources such as dark ... signal from the object being imaged. noise reduces the dynamic range, which is the ratio of ...

CleanSEQ on the ABI 3100

... and maintaining high signal to noise ratios. The increased signal to noise ratios produced using CleanSEQ with ... of elution buffer (Figure 3). Signal to noise ratios were, however, far greater for samples ...

Determining the Signal-to-Noise Ratio and Optimal Photomultiplier gain setting in the GenePix 4000B

... a signal from the background image or the noise improves as the SNR increases. In ... photon detector. noise In all systems there are two noise components to consider, dark current ...

Enhancing Ruggedness and Full-Scan MS Sensitivity Using Ion Sweep Technology

... in a dramatic reduction in API solvent ion noise and overall increased source robustness. Examples of increased robustness and solvent noise reduction in the full-scan MS mode when ... technology on eliminating solvent ion noise in the low m/z region (100-250) during APCI ...

GE Medical Systems Receives FDA Clearance for New MRI System

... "footprint" for easy installation. Shorter magnets produce more audible noise during scanning, but GE's QUIET technology, which provides noise abatement without compromising system performance, comes standard on the ...

Holiday Tech Gizmo's to Give and Get

... small, lightweight ear buds fit snuggly into the ear, cutting out external noise and delivering beautiful stereo sound. At a fraction of the size and about half the price of the more well-known Bose noise cancellation headsets, the ER*6 is an outstanding value and a great ...

Determination of Acepromazine and its Major Metabolite in Equine Serum by LC-MS/MS using the Finnigan LCQ Deca XP Plus Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer

... for ACE and HEPS at a concentration of 0.5 ng/mL of serum. The signal to noise for ACE at 0.5 ng/mL of serum is 3:1 and hence represents the lower limit of detection (LOD) for this compound. The signal to noise for HEPS at concentration of 0.5 ng/mL of horse serum is 7:1 and ...

Trace Analysis Optimizing Sensitivity Finnigan Surveyor PDA Detector

... the signal with no significant increase in the noise level, substantial decreases in the LOD will be ... and precision at the limit of quantitation (LOQ). noise is made up of two components: short-term and ... 214 nm, bandwidth 11 nm, slit 4 nm. noise (ASTM) was taken from blank run (1 min centered ...
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