Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Daring the mid-1970's when the Voyager's were launched into space, the media was excited about information the craft would carry of planet Earth and its inhabitants. Should the probe be discovered by another deep-space civilization or land on an inhabited planet, these beings could learn about our solar system and the life it contains. Since that time, radio astronomy and the search for extraterrestrial life became a serious matter for many professional and amateur scientists. On August 7,...

QEX November

This, together with the improved understanding of the ordering of dyes in liquid crystals which is emerging from current research 29, 30 , should contribute to the future success of such dved displays. 7 Applications of liquid-crystal displays Any of the effects described above can be used to make a simple, directly driven reflective or transmissive display, i.e. one in which each display element has its own connection to the drive electronics and the voltages applied...

Lysco B129 Transmitter

The second half of a two-part article on liquid-crystal displays begins on page 3. It is a reprint from the IEE PROCEEDINGS-1 issue on Molecular Electronics. Part I appeared in the October 1984 issue of QfX The author, I. A. Shanks, B.SC., Ph.D., C.Eng., M.I.E.E., was formerly with the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment, Malvern, Worcester, England, and is now with Unilever Research, Colworth Laboratory, Colworth House, Sharnbrook, Bedford MK44 1LQ, England. BITS (p. 9) takes a look at three...