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January 4th, 2005

U. Alaska-Fairbanks has big breakthrough with tiny devices

Abstract:
Imagine tiny sensors able to detect roadside bombs in Iraq or a thin strip of wires less than two inches long, based on the same technology, that works as an ID tag for fresh meat, monitoring temperature, location and quantity.

"This is what will replace barcodes," said Dr. Dejan Raskovic, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks (UAF), while pinching a miniature sensor between his fingers.

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