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Optical fibres have been available since the 1970s and are well known for their applications in telecommunications. Less well known are their abilities to perform measurements and to sense a wide range of physical parameters .  Andrew Strong, CEng, FIET, MInstP from Cambridge Consultants, will describe the fundamentals of optical fibres and ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Apr 27, 2015 1:28 BST
Skylon - The future of Space Transportation.  On Thursday 4 June 2015, the IET Eastern Region is organising an event at Duxford IWM where there will be a talk by Richard Bond of Reaction Engines on the revolutionary new UK spacecraft. All attendees will get entry to the museum and a buffet.  No fee.  Details in the events section of this ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Mar 30, 2015 3:02 BST
» Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) - A Nanometre Scale Perspective .  Joint IET and I Mech E presentation on 23 April 2015 - 18:30-20:00 at CUED. SEM has been in use in various applications including aircraft engine failure analysis, medical, mining, electron beam nanolithography and semiconductor integrated circuit inspection.   Dr ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Mar 23, 2015 8:29 GMT
Two technical events are to be held in the Cambridge area on Tuesday 24 March and Thursday 14 May.  Both are free to attend.  On 24 March the event will be at the Moller Centre and cover LEDs, RF and wireless design - www.motiv8us.co.uk    On 14 May there will be a device developers conference at the Belfrey, Cambourne - ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Mar 23, 2015 8:24 GMT
Running Out Of Energy? Richard McMahon of the Cambridge University Engineering Department will talk about the future of the UK's Electricity Supply.  What is driving the shift to electricity, how will the extra power be generated and what will be the environmental side effects?  With news in the media of power outages on the horizon, ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Mar 16, 2015 6:58 GMT
The IET at Cambridge now has a Twitter presence IET Cambridge@cambsec.  Any changes to the IET Cambridge programme or new events will be posted via Twitter as well as on this website.  Please follow @cambsec if you use Twitter. Many thanks, David Blake   read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Mar 16, 2015 6:42 GMT
There will be a LED & Lighting / RF & Wireless Design forum on March 24th at The Moller Centre, next to Churchill College.  Supported by Cambridge Nanotherm, Binder, Coilcraft, Ineltek, Linear Technologies, Outsource Electronics, Rutronik, Yokogawa, EBV, Analog Devices, APC Hero, TUV SUD, Microchip, Solid State Supplies, Institute of ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Mar 6, 2015 11:04 GMT
The IET's Cambridge Network will be manning a stand in the small hall at the Guildhall on Saturday 14 March.  The objective is to communicate engineering and technology to a wide audience.  There will be kits for young children to build and take away torches, education packs for teachers and interactive equipment for children and young ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Mar 4, 2015 4:23 GMT
Richard McMahon of the Cambridge University Engineering Department will talk about the future of the UK's Electricity Supply.  What is driving the shift to electricity, how will the extra power be generated and what will be the environmental side effects?  With news in the media of power outages on the horizon, this most timely of ... read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Feb 8, 2015 12:45 GMT
Thursday 19 February, 1830 hrs, Churchill College is the Cambridge Network Prestige Lecture.  Advanced materials and 3D printing for the regeneration of human tissues will be presented by Professor Kevin Shakesheff.  Refeshments will be from 1800 hrs.  A must attend event. read more...
Posted by David Blake on IET Cambridge Network Dec 22, 2014 4:03 GMT