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Sentinel-2 Delivers First Images

Observing Earth for a Safer Planet

Sentinel-2 Delivers First Images

Europe’s Sentinel-2A satellite delivered its first images of Earth, offering a glimpse of the ‘colour vision’ that it will provide for the Copernicus environmental monitoring programme. lesen...

How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries

Digital Transformation

How Digital Disruption Is Redefining Industries

New Study from the Global Center for Digital Business Transformation shows that only 25 percent of companies are taking proactive steps to address digital disruption. lesen...

Renesas Electronics Delivers New Platform to Accelerate Development of Innovative, Differentiated Solutions for IoT and Industrial Markets

Embedded

Renesas Electronics Delivers New Platform to Accelerate Development of Innovative, Differentiated Solutions for IoT and Industrial Markets

Renesas Synergy Platform Integrates a Complete Qualified Software Package and an Intuitive API to Reduce Time to Market, Total Cost of Ownership and Barriers to Entry for Embedded Systems Development lesen...

Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

Green Nano

Researchers Discover New Material to Produce Clean Energy

Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat with higher output power than currently available materials. lesen...

Carbon Nanotube Fibers Provide Two-way Communication

Medical

Carbon Nanotube Fibers Provide Two-way Communication

Carbon nanotube fibers may provide the best way to communicate with the brain. The fibers have proven superior to metal electrodes for deep brain stimulation and to read signals from a neuronal network. lesen...

An Injectable UW-Polymer Could Keep Patients from Bleeding

An Injectable UW-Polymer Could Keep Patients from Bleeding

Most military battlefield casualties die before ever reaching a surgical hospital. Of those soldiers who might potentially survive, most die from uncontrolled bleeding. lesen...

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Photovoltaics

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Hybrid perovskite solar cells have attained power conversion efficiencies that took decades to achieve with the conventional materials used to generate electricity from sunlight. lesen...

Sub-micrometer Carbon Spheres as Oil Additive

Chemistry

Sub-micrometer Carbon Spheres as Oil Additive

Tiny, perfectly smooth carbon spheres added to motor oil have been shown to reduce friction and wear typically seen in engines by as much as 25 percent, suggesting a similar enhancement in fuel economy. lesen...

New Fibers Can Deliver Many Simultaneous Stimuli

Biology

New Fibers Can Deliver Many Simultaneous Stimuli

The human brain’s complexity makes it extremely challenging to study — not only because of its sheer size, but also because of the variety of signaling methods it uses simultaneously. lesen...

Laser-induced Graphene 'super' for Electronics

Energy Storage

Laser-induced Graphene 'super' for Electronics

Rice University researchers test flexible, three-dimensional supercapacitors with excellent energy-storage and power potential. lesen...

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

Semiconductor Technology

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

With data transfer rates over 100 Gb/s, communication between servers requires optical switches with faster switching time, broader band operation and larger capacity for switching elements. lesen...

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

Communications

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

Unlike Bilbo’s magic ring, which entangles human hearts, engineers have created a new micro-ring that entangles individual particles of light, an important first step in a whole host of new technologies. lesen...

New Kind of “tandem” Solar Cell with Better Efficiency

Photovoltaics

New Kind of “tandem” Solar Cell with Better Efficiency

Researchers at MIT and Stanford University have developed a new kind of solar cell that combines two different layers of sunlight-absorbing material in order to harvest a broader range of the sun’s energy. lesen...

Quantum Sensor’s Advantages Survive Entanglement Breakdown

Sensors

Quantum Sensor’s Advantages Survive Entanglement Breakdown

The promise of quantum information processing - perfectly secure communication - depends on a phenomenon called “entanglement,” in which the physical states of quantum particles become interrelated. lesen...

Experiment Reveals Myterious Properties of Sound Waves

Cooling

Experiment Reveals Myterious Properties of Sound Waves

Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with a magnetic field. The study is the first to prove that acoustic phonons have magnetic properties. lesen...

New Satellite for Unprecedented Earth Monitoring

European Space Agency

New Satellite for Unprecedented Earth Monitoring

The first optical imaging satellite in the EU’s Copernicus programme (Sentinel-2A), is set for launch from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana at 01:52 GMT on 23 June aboard a Vega rocket. lesen...

New Silicon-Based Nanoribbons and Nanoplates

Chemistry

New Silicon-Based Nanoribbons and Nanoplates

Chemists from Brown University have found a way to make new 2-D, graphene-like semiconducting nanomaterials using an old standby of the semiconductor world: silicon. lesen...

Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface

Photovoltaik

Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface

Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. lesen...

Advanced Thin-film Technique for a Long-lasting Medication

Medicine

Advanced Thin-film Technique for a Long-lasting Medication

Nanoscale, biodegradable drug-delivery method could provide a year or more of steady doses, siginifcantly improving the treatment of patients suffering from chronic pain. lesen...

Nanoscale Graphene Platelets – a New Class of Nanomaterials

Graphene

Nanoscale Graphene Platelets – a New Class of Nanomaterials

Graphene is making the transition from research journals to commercial applications. This article discusses a new class of nano-material and their commercialization in wide ranging applications. lesen...

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Siemens develops world-record electric motor for aircraft

Drive System

Siemens develops world-record electric motor for aircraft

27.03.15 - Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with aweight of just 50 kilograms, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kilowatts –five times more than comparable drive systems. lesen...

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

Photovoltaics

Uncovering the Secrets of Super Solar Power Perovskites

10.06.15 - Hybrid perovskite solar cells have attained power conversion efficiencies that took decades to achieve with the conventional materials used to generate electricity from sunlight. lesen...

A Method to Clean the Ocean from Plastic

Ocean Cleanup

A Method to Clean the Ocean from Plastic

11.05.15 - The Ocean Cleanup, founded by Boyan Slat who invented a method aimed at cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, announced its next major project: the Mega Expedition, in which up to 50 vessels will collect plastic measurements in three weeks. lesen...

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

Memories

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

10.06.15 - Researchers have revealed the first recording of optically encoded audio onto a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure, opening the door to multiple uses. lesen...

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

Semiconductor Technology

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

09.06.15 - A new semiconductor compound is bringing fresh momentum to the field of spintronics, an emerging breed of computing device that may lead to smaller, faster, less power-hungry electronics. lesen...

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

Communications

Entanglement on a Chip: A Secure Communications Breakthrough

10.06.15 - Unlike Bilbo’s magic ring, which entangles human hearts, engineers have created a new micro-ring that entangles individual particles of light, an important first step in a whole host of new technologies. lesen...

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

Semiconductor Technology

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

09.06.15 - Researchers at IBM attach silicon photonic chips directly onto a processor package promising a faster, cheaper and lower energy future for computing systems, including cloud data centers. lesen...

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

Semiconductor Technology

Low Loss Optical Design Enables up to 2,500 Switch Elements

10.06.15 - With data transfer rates over 100 Gb/s, communication between servers requires optical switches with faster switching time, broader band operation and larger capacity for switching elements. lesen...

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