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communicationJapan’s next generation terahertz communication will push to 400 gigabits per second

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Nippon Telephone and Tokyo Institute of Technology have jointly developed an ultra high-speed IC for wireless front-end that operates on a terahertz frequency band, and in the 300 GHz band they have succeeded in developing the world’s fastest 100 gigabit …

hypersonicHypersonic enabled militaries in the 2030s

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Previously the US Air Force had plans to develop hypersonic missiles, hypersonic drones and hypersonic planes by the 2040s. However, Russia and China are deploying hypersonic missiles now, so the transition to a full range of more capable hypersonic weapons …

energyDetails of Tokomak Energy plan to achieve commercial nuclear fusion by 2030

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Tokamak Energy UK has reached its first ST40 prototype testing goal of plasma temperatures of 15 million degrees Celsius. Their 2018 target is to reach 100 million degrees – the temperature required to force together charged deuterium and tritium particles …

materialsNew Class of 2D Artificial Materials Created

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Researchers created a new class of two-dimensional artificial materials with ferroelectric-like properties at room temperature that don’t exist in nature yet can conduct electricity. Above – This image shows the positions of atoms in a ferroelectric-like metal that contains barium …

futureIntel superconducting quantum technology could push to 1000 qubits by 2023 and silicon spin qubits to 1 million qubits by 2028

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Intel’s director of quantum hardware, Jim Clarke, sees a path with their current quantum technology to perhaps 1000 qubits. This is the highlights of what he told Spectrum IEEE. Intel is working on multiple qubit technologies. They were initially exclusively …

airplaneLearn to fly Larry Pages seaplane flying car in under an hour

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The Kitty Hawk Flyer is the first personal flying vehicle. The Flyer is 100% electric and the first step to making flying a part of everyday life. The 250-pound Flyer can fly up to 20 mph and flies between three …

batteriesVolkswagan, Google and D-Wave simulating chemical batteries on quantum computers

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Volkswagen experts will simulate the chemical structure of batteries on quantum computers. They have succeeded in simulating industrially relevant molecules using a quantum computer. This is important for the development of high-performance electric vehicle batteries. They simulated molecules like lithium-hydrogen …

militaryUS Marines deploy drone killing vehicles

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Ground-Based Air Defense (GBAD) Counter-UAS system were developed over the last two years to detect, identify, track and defeat drones. GBAD combines systems like the existing RADA RPS-42 S-band radar, the Sierra Nevada Modi electronic warfare system, Lockheed Martin visual …

indiaUSA again focusing on South China Sea and tries to sell F18 to India

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US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States will “compete vigorously” with China’s actions in the South China Sea if needed. Washington again challenged Beijing’s increasing maritime dominance in the region, mainly over its vast territorial claims and militarization …

carbonCalgary company can capture CO2 at a cost of $94 per ton

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Nature – Sucking carbon dioxide from air is cheaper than scientists thought Researchers at Carbon Engineering in Calgary, Canada, have been operating a pilot CO2-extraction plant in British Columbia since 2015. They are using direct air capture. Depending on a …