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Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology

Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology

By: O. Kononchuk; B.-Y. Nguyen

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 19-JUN-2014

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Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) Technology: Manufacture and Applications covers SOI transistors and circuits, manufacture, and reliability. The book also looks at applications such as memory, power devices, and photonics. The book is divided into two parts; part one covers SOI materials and manufacture, while part two covers SOI devices and applications. The book begins with chapters that introduce techniques for manufacturing SOI wafer technology, the electrical properties of advanced SOI materials, and modeling short-channel SOI semiconductor transistors. Both partially depleted and...

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Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment

Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment

By: A. Shibli

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2014

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Due to their continuing role in electricity generation, it is important that coal power plants operate as efficiently and cleanly as possible. Coal Power Plant Materials and Life Assessment reviews the materials used in coal plants, and how they can be assessed and managed to optimize plant operation. Part I considers the structural alloys used in coal plants. Part II then reviews performance modelling and life assessment techniques, explains the inspection and life-management approaches that can be adopted to optimize long term plant operation, and considers the technical and economic...

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Advanced Power Generation Systems

Advanced Power Generation Systems

By: Ibrahim Dincer; Calin Zamfirescu

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 15-JUL-2014

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Advanced Power Generation Systems examines the full range of advanced multiple output thermodynamic cycles that can enable more sustainable and efficient power production from traditional methods, as well as driving the significant gains available from renewable sources. These advanced cycles can harness the by-products of one power generation effort, such as electricity production, to simultaneously create additional energy outputs, such as heat or refrigeration. Gas turbine-based, and industrial waste heat recovery-based combined, cogeneration, and trigeneration cycles are considered...

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Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology

Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology

By: Y. Nishi

Publisher: Woodhead Publishing

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2014

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New solutions are needed for future scaling down of nonvolatile memory. Advances in Non-volatile Memory and Storage Technology provides an overview of developing technologies and explores their strengths and weaknesses. After an overview of the current market, part one introduces improvements in flash technologies, including developments in 3D NAND flash technologies and flash memory for ultra-high density storage devices. Part two looks at the advantages of designing phase change memory and resistive random access memory technologies. It looks in particular at the fabrication,...

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NFC mit Android und Arduino

NFC mit Android und Arduino

By: Tim Igoe; ;

Publisher: O'Reilly Verlag

Publication Date: 24-JUL-2014

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Near Field Communications (NFC) ist eine Übertragungstechnik zum kontaktlosen Datenaustausch per Funktechnik über kurze Strecken. Praktisch jedes Android-Smartphone ist mit einem NFC-Modul ausgestattet. Das Buch erläutert den Einsatz dieser rasant wachsenden Technologie mit zahlreichen Anwendungsbeispielen, mit Beispiel-Code, Übungen und Schritt-für-Schritt-Projektanleitungen. Der Leser erfährt, wie eigene NFC-Anwendungen für das Android-Smartphone, für den Arduino und Embedded-Linux-Geräte erstellt werden....

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Essentials of Digital Signal Processing

Essentials of Digital Signal Processing

By: Bhagawandas P. Lathi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

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This textbook offers a fresh approach to digital signal processing (DSP) that combines heuristic reasoning and physical appreciation with sound mathematical methods to illuminate DSP concepts and practices. It uses metaphors, analogies and creative explanations, along with examples and exercises to provide deep and intuitive insights into DSP concepts. Practical DSP requires hybrid systems including both discrete- and continuous-time components. This book follows a holistic approach and presents discrete-time processing as a seamless continuation of continuous-time signals and systems,...

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Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems

Natural Language Generation in Interactive Systems

By: Amanda Stent

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 30-APR-2014

Insert Date: 25-JUL-2014

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An informative and comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art in natural language generation (NLG) for interactive systems, this guide serves to introduce graduate students and new researchers to the field of natural language processing and artificial intelligence, while inspiring them with ideas for future research. Detailing the techniques and challenges of NLG for interactive applications, it focuses on the research into systems that model collaborativity and uncertainty, are capable of being scaled incrementally, and can engage with the user effectively. A range of real-world case...

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Building Scientific Apparatus, Fourth Edition

Building Scientific Apparatus, Fourth Edition

By: John H. Moore Christopher C. Davis Michael A. Coplan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 25-JUN-2009

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Unrivalled in its coverage and unique in its hands-on approach, this guide to the design and construction of scientific apparatus is essential reading for every scientist and student of engineering, and physical, chemical, and biological sciences. Covering the physical principles governing the operation of the mechanical, optical and electronic parts of an instrument, new sections on detectors, low-temperature measurements, high-pressure apparatus, and updated engineering specifications, as well as 400 figures and tables, have been added to this edition. Data on the properties of materials...

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Algebraic Codes for Data Transmission

Algebraic Codes for Data Transmission

By: Richard E. Blahut

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2003

Insert Date: 25-JUL-2014

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The need to transmit and store massive amounts of data reliably and without error is a vital part of modern communications systems. Error-correcting codes play a fundamental role in minimising data corruption caused by defects such as noise, interference, crosstalk and packet loss. This book provides an accessible introduction to the basic elements of algebraic codes, and discusses their use in a variety of applications. The author describes a range of important coding techniques, including Reed-Solomon codes, BCH codes, trellis codes, and turbocodes. Throughout the book, mathematical...

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Modern Small Antennas

Modern Small Antennas

By: Kyohei Fujimoto; Hisashi Morishita

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 25-JUL-2014

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If you are involved in designing and developing small antennas, this complete, cutting-edge guide covers everything you need to know. From fundamentals and basic theory to design optimization, evaluation, measurements and simulation techniques, all the essential information is included. You will also get many practical examples from a range of wireless systems, whilst a glossary is provided to bring you up to speed on the latest terminology. A wide variety of small antennas is covered, and design and practice steps are described for each type: electrically small, functionally small,...

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Getting Started with Sensors

Getting Started with Sensors

By: ;

Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 26-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 15-JUL-2014

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To build electronic projects that can sense the physical world, you need to build circuits based around sensors: electronic components that react to physical phenomena by sending an electrical signal. Even with only basic electronic components, you can build useful and educational sensor projects.But if you incorporate Arduino or Raspberry Pi into your project, you can build much more sophisticated projects that can react in interesting ways and even connect to the Internet. This book starts by teaching you the basic electronic circuits to read and react to a sensor. It then goes on to show...

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Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications

Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications

By: Theodore S. Rappaport; Robert W. Heath Jr.; Robert C. Daniels; James N. Murdock

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 05-SEP-2014

Insert Date: 03-JUL-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. The Definitive, Comprehensive Guide to Cutting-Edge Millimeter Wave Wireless Design Millimeter wave (mmWave) is today’s breakthrough frontier for emerging wireless mobile cellular networks, wireless local area networks, personal area networks, and vehicular communications. In the near future, mmWave products, systems, theories, and devices will come together to deliver mobile data rates thousands of times faster than today’s existing cellular and WiFi networks. In Millimeter Wave Wireless Communications, four of the field’s pioneers...

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Power Over Ethernet Interoperability Guide

Power Over Ethernet Interoperability Guide

By: Sanjaya Maniktala

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

Publication Date: 06-FEB-2013

Insert Date: 25-JUN-2014

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A Complete Guide to Transmitting Electrical Power and Data over Ethernet CablesPower over Ethernet Interoperability explains how to safely transmit DC power over an existing data network cabling structure so that separate AC electrical wiring is not needed to power up devices connected to the network. ...

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Make: Wearable Electronics

Make: Wearable Electronics

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Publisher: Maker Media, Inc

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 22-JUN-2014

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Our bodies are our primary interface for the world. Interactive systems designed to be worn can be intimate, upfront, and sometimes in your face (literally). Bringing wearable electronics from concept to prototype to product can be both inspiring and challenging. This book gives you what you need to start working with these new materials, tools, and techniques. It covers popular wearable products such as the Arduino Lilypad, and Adafruit Flora....

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Latency and Distortion of Electromagnetic Trackers for Augmented Reality Systems

Latency and Distortion of Electromagnetic Trackers for Augmented Reality Systems

By: Henry Himberg; Yuichi Motai

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

Publication Date: 01-MAY-2014

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2014

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Augmented reality (AR) systems are often used to superimpose virtual objects or information on a scene to improve situational awareness. Delays in the display system or inaccurate registration of objects destroy the sense of immersion a user experiences when using AR systems. AC electromagnetic trackers are ideal for these applications when combined with head orientation prediction to compensate for display system delays. Unfortunately, these trackers do not perform well in environments that contain conductive or ferrous materials due to magnetic field distortion without expensive calibration...

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Renewable Energy Integration

Renewable Energy Integration

By: Lawrence E. Jones

Publisher: Academic Press

Publication Date: 06-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 18-JUN-2014

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Renewable Energy Integration is a ground-breaking new resource, the first to offer a distilled examination of the intricacies of integrating renewables into the power grid and electricity markets. It offers informed perspectives from internationally renowned experts on the challenges to be met, and solutions based on demonstrated best practices developed by operators around the world. The book's focus on practical implementation of strategies provides real-world context for theoretical underpinnings and the development of supporting policy frameworks. The book considers a myriad of...

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Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas

Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas

By: Dobrin Toporov

Publisher: Elsevier

Publication Date: 30-MAY-2014

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Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas focuses on a niche technology, combustion of coal in an oxygen rich environment, which is one approach to obtaining ‘clean coal,’ by making it easier to capture carbon that is released in the combustion process. Toporov’s book breaks ground on covering the key fundamentals of oxycoal technologies, which have not yet been covered in this depth. Combustion of Pulverised Coal in a Mixture of Oxygen and Recycled Flue Gas summarizes the main results from a pioneering work on experimental and numerical...

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Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives

Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives

By: Huma Lodhi; Yoshihiro Yamanishi

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-JUL-2010

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2014

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Chemoinformatics is a scientific area that endeavours to study and solve complex chemical problems using computational techniques and methods. Chemoinformatics and Advanced Machine Learning Perspectives: Complex Computational Methods and Collaborative Techniques provides an overview of current research in machine learning and applications to chemoinformatics tasks. As a timely compendium of research, this book offers perspectives on key elements that are crucial for complex study and investigation....

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Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis

Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis

By: Scott Krig

Publisher: Apress

Publication Date: 01-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 07-JUN-2014

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Computer Vision Metrics: Survey, Taxonomy, and Analysis provides a technical tour through computer vision, with a survey of nearly 100 types of local, regional, and global feature descriptors, blending history of the field with state-of-the-art analysis of contemporary methods, rather than just another how-to book with source code shortcuts and performance analysis. Observations are provided to develop intuition behind the methods and mathematics, interesting questions are raised for future research rather than providing all the answers, and a Vision Taxonomy is suggested to draw a...

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Power Generation Technologies, 2nd Edition

Power Generation Technologies, 2nd Edition

By: Paul Breeze

Publisher: Newnes

Publication Date: 24-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 06-JUN-2014

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The new edition of Power Generation Technologies is a concise and readable guide that provides an introduction to the full spectrum of currently available power generation options, from traditional fossil fuels and the better established alternatives such as wind and solar power, to emerging renewables such as biomass and geothermal energy. Technology solutions such as combined heat and power and distributed generation are also explored. However, this book is more than just an account of the technologies – for each method the author explores the economic and environmental costs and...