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January 13, 2012

Embedded Systems Conference â?? Silicon Valley

by @ 4:25 pm. Filed under ALL, Computers/Software, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

ESC is DESIGN West â?? with 7 exciting Summits under one roof
Embedded Systems Conference â?? Silicon Valley
— March 26-29, 2012 ? ? — San Jose Convention Center
— 20 tracks ? ? — Over 100 sessions ? ? — 250 exhibitors
If you can only attend one event this year, the ESC Silicon Valley is the must-attend event for embedded systems engineers. ESC is the largest gathering for embedded technologies available today. ? ? Included in Design West: ? – Embedded Systems Conference ? – Android Summit ? – Black Hat Summit ? – DesignMed ? – MultiCore DevCon ? – Designing with LEDs ? – Sensors in Design
Flexible Registration Packages: ? – 1-day, 3-day, or the 4-day All-Access Pass ? – Free Expo Pass (includes Keynotes, sponsored sessions, more) ? – Discounts for groups; save through Feb. 19. Use promo code GRID for $100 off any conference package. ? ? More information:

Optical Fiber Communication Conference

by @ 3:03 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Optics/Displays

The Future of Optical Communication is Here
Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC/NFOEC)
– March 4-8, 2012 ? – Los Angeles Convention Center
– Sessions, Short Courses, Workshops ? – Service Provider Summit
– 500+ Companies Exhibiting ? – Complimentary Exhibits Registration
OFC and NFOEC is the premier international event for both the science and business of optical communications, with a comprehensive technical program and the largest all-optical business exhibition.
Five Parallel Tracks with 100+ sessions, 780 papers, plus Plenary Session, Market Watch.
44 Short Courses on ? – Transition to Ethernet ? – 40/100 Gb/s Transmission Systems ? – Optical Transport Networking ? – Quantum Cryptography ? – Passive Optical Networks (PONs) ? – Reliability and Qualification ? (and more)
Registration discount through Feb 6:

Mtg: Soft Magnetic Thin Film Applications at Radio Frequencies

by @ 9:31 am. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

WEDNESDAY February 22, 2012
OEB Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Masahiro Yamaguchi, Tohoku University
Time: 3:00 PM
Cost: none
Place: Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab bldg 6-2202, Berkeley
RSVP: Please respond by email with name, company to Peter Fischer, by Feb 21

Development of new passive component technologies will enable a â??More-than-Moore??? paradigm leading to innovative application-specific compact systems.? Ferromagnetic thin film materials, having high permeability at (and above) radio (more…)

Mtg: Generator Applications

by @ 9:14 am. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power

WEDNESDAY February 15, 2012
OEB Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Minto Halimuddin, Caterpillar Inc.
Time: No-host social at 5:30 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM; Dinner at 7:15 PM; Presentation continues at 8:00 PM
Cost: $25 for IEEE members; $15 for student and retired members; $30 for non-members
Place: Zio Fraedos, 611 Gregory Lane, Pleasant Hill
RSVP: by February 13 by contacting Michael Nakamura, or telephone (510) 287-2066

Understanding generator controls application is an important tool for making the most suitable selection for your generator system project.? We will be presented with topics which (more…)

Mtg: Topological Insulators for Electronics Device Applications

by @ 9:01 am. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY March 13, 2012
SCV Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Prof. Shoucheng Zhang, Physics Dept., Stanford University
Time: Networking and pizza at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: Western Digital, 1710 Automation Parkway, San Jose
RSVP: not required

Two dimensional (2D) topological insulators (TI) has been discovered in HgTe and InAs/GaSb systems. The edge states of the 2D are protected from back-scattering and can transport charge current without dissipation. In this talk, I discuss (more…)

Mtg: Phase Evolution in the Fe3O4-Fe2TiO4 Pseudo-binary System: Implications for Remanent Magnetization in Martian Minerals

by @ 8:48 am. Filed under ALL, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays

THURSDAY January 19, 2012
SCV Magnetics Chapter
Speaker: Professor Michael E. McHenry, Carnegie Mellon University
Time: Networking and pizza at 7:00 PM; Presentation at 7:30 PM
Cost: none
Place: SJSU Engineering Building, Room 285/287, Seventh Street and San Fernando Steet, San Jose
RSVP: not required

Our NSF funded Materials World Network aims to determine the role of nanostructure on the temperature dependent remanent magnetic state of spinodally decomposed two phase mixtures in the Fe3O4-Fe2TiO4 pseudo-binary (more…)

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