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PCD Twisted Helical End Mill features reduced cutting resistance
PCD Twisted Helical End Mill features reduced cutting resistance
 
October 14, 2014

Chukyo has developed the Eco Helix, a twisted shaped PCD helical end mill with blade edges that exhibit minimal cutting resistance when machining parts. “The tip is made of PCD, which is an extremely hard material that is made under…

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Sustainability Engineering targeting Architecture and Urban Environments
Sustainability Engineering targeting Architecture and Urban Environments
 
October 7, 2014

The Ikaga Research Laboratory of Keio University’s System Design Engineering Department conducts research on the core issue of sustainability in terms of both architecture and urban planning. The group examines how this informs both the design of domestic environments to…

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Aiming to create next-generation network environments from the viewpoint of applications
Aiming to create next-generation network environments from the viewpoint of applications
 
October 6, 2014

Regarding current network technology, many researchers focus on how to improve network efficiency. By contrast, at Keio University, the Kaneko Laboratory, in the Department of Information and Computer Science (Faculty of Science and Technology), is doing research to construct next-generation…

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Developing new substances from the chemical reactions of organic compounds
Developing new substances from the chemical reactions of organic compounds
 
October 3, 2014

The Takao Laboratory of Keio University’s Faculty of Science and Technology Department of Applied Chemistry is engaged in the research and development of artificially creating various organic compounds extracted from natural sources. “As its name implies, natural products are organic…

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Stepping motor with battery-free absolute sensor enables accurate positioning
Stepping motor with battery-free absolute sensor enables accurate positioning
 
October 1, 2014

Oriental Motor has developed the αSTEP AZ Series of closed-loop stepping motor & Driver packages, which contain its patented mechanical absolute sensor, the ABZO Sensor. “The ABZO Sensor in the motor is able to record the current position of the…

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Murata Cheerleader Robots Dance in Synchronization While Balancing on Balls
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Murata Cheerleader Robots Dance in Synchronization While Balancing on Balls
September 25, 2014

Murata Manufacturing recently unveiled a team of 10 robots called the Murata Cheerleaders, which dance in formation while balancing on top of balls. The Murata Cheerleaders are Murata’s fourth generation of robots, following the bicycle-riding MURATA BOY in 1991, the…

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Superconductivity, ultrasound, microbubbles, and mechanical dynamics
Superconductivity, ultrasound, microbubbles, and mechanical dynamics
 
September 16, 2014

At Keio University, the Sugiura Laboratory, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Science and Technology) is investigating various phenomena through analysis and experiment. These phenomena involve coupling between electromagnetics and mechanical dynamics, as well as nonlinear dynamics. Currently,…

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Efficient robotic components under development using fundamental mechanism research
Efficient robotic components under development using fundamental mechanism research
 
August 26, 2014

At the Morita Lab in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Keio University Faculty of Science, researchers are advancing with research and development of unique robots from the perspective of mechanisms, control, skill, and an integration of each of…

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Megasolar generation business support system provides stable profit
Megasolar generation business support system provides stable profit
 
August 6, 2014

Prospec Holdings, a systems integrator, provides a one-stop shop for everything needed to run a solar power generation business, from consulting through construction, maintenance, and operation. “Ordinary systems integrators seem to be optimized for performing design and construction of generation…

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Computer Architecture for the Use and Application of Big Data
Computer Architecture for the Use and Application of Big Data
 
July 15, 2014

The Matsutani Lab in the Department of Information and Computer Science of Keio University’s Faculty of Science and Technology is researching interconnection networks on a variety of scales ranging from large-scale data-center networks for Big Data to micro-networks such as…

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