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The Engineer
23 January 2004

  • Alba to purchase Grundig

    5 Feb 2004

    Germany's Grundig is set to join the list of consumer electronics brand names owned by the Essex group.

  • Award winning TV

    5 Feb 2004

    UK-based Verdant Technologies has won a £45,000 SMART award from the DTI to develop a power transceiver that enables closed circuit television signals to be distributed over existing analogue co-axial cabling.

  • Blowing bubbles

    5 Feb 2004

    Metal foams are finally beginning to come of age. Jon Excell reports on a group of materials that stand on the brink of industry-wide acceptance.

  • Coming in from the cold

    5 Feb 2004

    Cambridge engineers have imported a technique from Siberia to achieve a breakthrough in measuring high-frequency electronic systems. Jon Excell reports.

  • Roll up for a vision of the future

    5 Feb 2004

  • Big fish

    4 Feb 2004

    Dave Wilson reviews Tim Burton's latest film 'Big Fish' and asks whether it might teach a lesson to those in the engineering fraternity.

  • House with a view

    5 Feb 2004

    Physicist Dr Carl Masens is domesticating nanotechnology. Forget blue-sky ideas and self-replicating robots, his showcase house shows how big a difference nanomaterials can make to everyday life. Julia Pierce reports.

  • Nanoparticle stereolithography

    2 Feb 2004

  • Take it easy

    28 Jan 2004

    Dave Wilson recounts the true story of a middle-aged woman who worked much too hard and got the comeuppance that she deserved from her manager.

  • Lighting up time

    2 Feb 2004

  • Cool calipers

    5 Feb 2004

    An innovative approach to cooling brake systems on high-performance cars developed by a UK company makes its debut in this season's US NASCAR series. Jon Excell explains.

  • Crosspoint switch

    5 Feb 2004

    National Semiconductor has introduced a 1.5 Gbps 2x2 Low Voltage Differential Signalling analogue crosspoint switch with programmable pre-emphasis and IEEE 1149.6 testability.

  • T-ing up a new image

    23 Jan 2004

  • Pace leaps back into the black

    23 Jan 2004

  • Watching the waste line

    23 Jan 2004

  • Power and control

    23 Jan 2004

    An easy-to-install home automation system to allow lights and electrical appliances to be controlled via the ring main from anywhere in the house has been launched in the US by Black and Decker.

  • Beware the Luddite bandwagon

    23 Jan 2004

    Engineers must communicate better to retain the people's trust or they could find themselves in the sights of the anti-tech mob, says Max Glaskin.

  • Another giant leap

    23 Jan 2004

  • The heat is on for breast cancer

    23 Jan 2004

  • Warning light

    23 Jan 2004

  • Pulling power

    23 Jan 2004

    The first magnetic levitation trains are running. But is maglev really a viable global transport system? Many experts feel the concept is better than the reality. Helen Knight reports.

  • For sale on line

    23 Jan 2004

  • Camcon raises £500k

    23 Jan 2004

  • Launching fireworks

    23 Jan 2004

  • Celling point

    23 Jan 2004

  • Making waves

    23 Jan 2004

    It started with flat-panel loudspeakers. But fine-tuning hi-fi sound wasn't enough for Henry Azima of NXT - he wanted to cause a revolution with his technology. Andrew Lee reports.

  • Vehicles with a high EyeQ

    23 Jan 2004

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