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Beam Circularizing and Astigmatism Correction Methods for Semiconductor Laser Diodes

Introduction The most commonly used method to circularize the elliptical beam is to use a pair of anamorphic correcting prisms, as shown in Fig.1. The prisms can enlarge or reduce the beam size in one direction while keeping the beam size in ...

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Is Nicotine Dangerous

Nicotine in high doses acts as an effective nerve poison and can have a number of potentially harmful side effects. It is extremely physically addicting, though estimates on the exact degree of addiction ra ...

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Architecture of 8051 Microcontroller

Block Diagram of 8051 Microcontroller Block diagram of 89C51 Pin Diagram of 89C51 Microcontroller <i ...

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Money is the sixth sense without which one cannot enjoy other five

Small may not be beautiful all the time, but it is indeed complex, most of the times. I felt so after today's GD topic of whether 'Money can be the sixth sense that makes you enjoy the other five senses'. Initiating a discussion is like walking o ...

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ThickNet vs ThinNet Ethernet Standard

ThickNet ThickNet, also known as 10BASE5 or IEEE 802.3-1985, is an Ethernet standard that requires a specialized coaxial cable to transmit Ethernet frames at a rate of 10Mbps. It derives its nickname, which is a portmanteau of "Thick Eth ...

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TV commercials should be banned

TV adverts during kids' programmes should be banned because children are getting too hung up about the latest toys and gadgets, a new report says. A group of experts looked at how kids live their lives for the report called The Good Childh ...

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Group Discussion Topics

Use these hot group discussion topics next time you sit with your friends for a discussion. In India, students graduating from college should serve two years in the army. Television in India is turning people to wat ...

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33 Percent Women reservation in parliament

The real test of democracy is the creation of equality of opportunity for the hither to deprived sections of society. It requires both a favourable social atmosphere and an individual attitude. Individual attitude and social atmosphere is a sort of rev ...

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US Dollar is no longer a stable currency

Last January, US President George W. Bush began his second term in office by declaring foreign policy objectives with clear imperial overtones that seem to promise increasing violence and disruption on a worldwide scale. Aside from the on-going illegal ...

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Governors

Introduction The function of governor is to regulate the mean speed of an engine, when there are variations in load. For example: when the load of an engine increases then its speed decreases, therefore it becomes necessary to increase the su ...

3 Comments. 6333 views since Sep 27, 2007

How many times you have faced the challenge of searching for a document in your PC

How many times you have faced the challenge of searching for a document in your PC? How many times you think of managing your documents properly to ensure that you find them easily next time? ...

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Nervous weakness Causes symptoms and Cure Nervous weakness

The most common nervous disorder with which the layman is familiar is nervous weakness, nervous breakdown or nervous exhaustion. ...

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Increase Height Naturally with Natural Home remedies

It relaxes the stiff muscles of the back and the sides. Tadasana (Shoulder Stand) is another optional asana for height increase. It involves standing upright on the earth by holding the back muscles and the shoulder upright. Other forms of exercises engross swimming and high jumps to dive in the pool. Swinging from a rod and stretch the body downwards towards the grounb also helps to increase the height of the people considerably. Generally kids are optional to have these pull up and stretch down exercises so that their body can grow faster during growth spurts. ...

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Is greed an essential human quality

Greed can be found in almost any culture or society in the world, but what is it and why has it become so widespread? Greed can be described as "an excessive desire to acquire or possess more than what one needs or deserves, especially with respect to ...

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OSI Model Simplified

For long, I have seen many students and professionals running away from learning the complex OSI Model. So, the objective of this article is to provide a very basic and simplified yet informative view of the OSI Model. Introdu ...

2 Comments. 4863 views since Apr 9, 2008

Stator Voltage Control of Induction Motors

Introduction Stator Voltage Control of an Induction Motor is used generally for three purposes – (a) to control the speed of the motor (b) to control the starting and braking behaviour of the motor (c) to maintain optimum efficiency in the mo ...

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Indias population problem is not really a problem but an opportunity

India’s population is exploding and is likely to surpass China as the world’s biggest within a few decades. In a country where more than 25% of the people live in poverty, is that a good thing? One of the top executives at India’s premier pharma ...

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A brief history of cricket

History of Cricket A rudimentary form of the sport can be traced back to the 12th century. Written evidence exists for a sport known as creag being played by Prince Edward, the son of Edward I, in England in around 1300. In 1598 there was ...

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How to Create own MP3 player using JMF

When I used the Linux, I saw there were not any &quot;MP3 player&quot; which was ease to use like &quot;Window Media Player&quot; and other players on &quot;Windows Platform&quot;, those are available they require plug-in or dependencies to play MP3. H ...

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Food comes first, Ethics later

‘Ethic’ is an idea or moral belief that influences the behavior, the attitudes, and the philosophy of a group of people. Ethics can change from people to people. What one man considers as an ethic may be a sin for another. Food on the other hand is ...

3 Comments. 4104 views since Feb 17, 2009