Category Archives: Science

Haynes-Bent submits proposals to DoD

November 18th, 2012 Haynes-Bent, Inc. submitted two proposals to the Department Of Defense (DoD) for consideration.  They proposals address DC-DC converter technology and will aid in agency missions. Ronald Kollman – Haynes-Bent, Inc. – sales@haynesbent.com – (630)845-3316 Advertisements

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Haynes-Bent – NASA Proposal

November 18th, 2012 Haynes-Bent, Inc. submitted a proposal entitled Aircraft Wing De-icing System to NASA.  The proposal is an innovative system for mitigation of ice on the leading edge of airfoils and would aid in aircraft safety.  The proposed system … Continue reading

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Information Quality & The Internet

Claude Shannon is known in engineering and technology as the father of Information Theory. Known more specifically as the Shannon–Hartley theorem, it basically states that, as the volume of information increases, the error rate increases.  For communications channels they defined … Continue reading

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Investing In Technology

Investors want to invest in technology with the best payoff but have trouble evaluating proposals and business plans. If one is not in the field then one simply can not understand the subtle nuances of high tech business propositions submitted … Continue reading

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Terahertz (THz)

The electromagnetic (EM) spectrum band between what we loosely refer to as radio frequencies (RF) and light is approximately the Terahertz regime.  It has come in the “spotlight” in the last few years because of the TSA full body scanners … Continue reading

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Fracking vs. RF Heating to get Shale Oil

On November 15th, 2011 I attended “Today’s Engineering Challenges – Tomorrow’s Solutions” at Argonne National Laboratory.  The technical conference was organized by the IEEE Chicago Sectionand there were many other technical talks of interest.  The one that caught my eye … Continue reading

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China – Rare Earth Materials

Many of the materials necessary to make alternative energy possible are located in China.  Others are located in Africa but China has been buying rights to mine there as well. IEEE Spectrum Article – China Rare Earth Exploits Ronald Kollman … Continue reading

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