Future Technologies

December 2010
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

December 2010
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

This graphic shows the development of a soliton, which takes about 2.7 nanoseconds. Current begins passing through the center channel causing the magnetization to oscillate. The magnetization under the channel inverts to form the soliton, indicated by the red center.

December 2010
By Maryann Lawlor, SIGNAL Magazine

 

Bryan Herring (l) describes his study about forecasting storm surges and flooding to an attendee at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s University Network Summit in March 2010. Herring won the Science and Technology Directorate’s Impact Award for his research.

Tomorrow’s safety depends on today’s basic research.

December 2010
By George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Magazine

 

This concept of a solar power satellite provided by NASA shows the assembly of a microwave transmission antenna.

Industry dares to go where governments will not.