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NLR takes the controls to bring propeller noise down

As the number of aircraft continues to increase, noise is becoming a headache. Aviation propeller manufacturer Dowty is turning to NLR and its in-house developed technologies to precisely measure, and ultimately mitigate the noise at the source.

Headlines

ASML bags 4.3 billion dollar EUV order from Hynix
A peak inside Samsung’s EUV-made DRAM chips
Eleo gets recharged with Lumipol investment
Holst Centre breaks through with next-generation ultrasound monitor
ASML and Imec take EUV patterning to the limit
VLSI goes quantum in EU Flagship project
Elusive amorphous perovskites may increase solar cell efficiency
Imec finds energy-consumption milestone with new UWB transmitter chip
ASML’s Van den Brink and Imec’s Van den hove inducted into National Academy of Engineering (update)
Report: EU getting more serious about building a European fab
Rob Postma takes the controls at Airbus NL

The Corona Chronicles: it’s not all bad news (part 1)

To keep everyone’s spirits up, Bits&Chips periodically publishes the Corona Chronicles, detailing uplifting worldwide developments and prospects.

In other news

Sixteen supercomputers tackle coronavirus cures in US (CNET)
Intel scales neuromorphic computer to 100 million neurons (EE Times)
Polestar begins EV production, thanks to China’s virus-fighting measures (Electrek)

Why you don’t define desired outcome

In many organizations, resources are allocated because of loud customers, historical patterns, ingrained behaviors or internal politics, not because these resources are providing the highest ROI.