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ELEKTRO 6/2017 was released on June 7th 2017. Its digital version will be available on June 26th 2017.

Topic: Rotating el. machines; Drives and power electronics; Frequency converters; Electromobility

Main Article
Use of programmable logic devices in electric drives
Permanent-magnet DC electric machines

SVĚTLO (Light) 3/2017 was released on June 9th 2017. Its digital version will be available on July 10th 2017.

Lightning sources
Terminology of LED lighting sources 

Daylight
The day lighting of big living rooms
Light technology assessment of linear structure

Elon Musk’s satellites to bring broadband to the masses

19.11.2014 | |

Between revolutionizing the car industry with Tesla and pushing human space exploration with SpaceX, Elon Musk seems to be everywhere these days. Now, Mr. Musk has a new project: bringing cheap, uncensored Internet access to the world at large.

 

Here’s what we know for sure: The Wall Street Journal reported on November 7th that, according to anonymous sources, Elon Musk is working with ex-Google executive and satellite industry alum Greg Wyler to deploy a large fleet of small communications satellites intended to bring inexpensive Internet access to people across the globe.

 

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