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  1. uci engineers develop powerful millimeter wave signal generator

    New Chip Miniaturizes Scanning Technology

    It scans — and delivers. Researchers at University of California Irvine have created a tiny chip that’s being heralded as a breakthrough in millimeter-wave radiation. Though the technology — which has been used in “pain rays” in the past — is already widely used in airport body-scanner machines, this smaller, more accurate version could theoretically allow a doctor to wave a hand-held scanner over your body and immediately transmit detailed, high-res images of your organs and tissue. The researchers will present their findings at a conference this week.

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