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Visual Studies Research Institute

VSRI focuses on the nature, analysis and evaluation of visual evidence in order to interrogate the relationship of seeing, believing, and proving from Antiquity to the present.

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Cell Phones

"Golomb coding" identifies numerical sequences to enable communication over very long distances, including deep space. Golomb's colleague, Andrew Viterbi developed the related Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) as a basis for digital cell phone communication.

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New Single Molecule Microscope

The Office of Research, through its Core Instrumentation Fund, has partnered with the NCCC to acquire an N-Storm single molecule microscope. This new microscope complements USC's rapidly expanding capabilities in super-resolution microscopy. For more information.

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