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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

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

Memories

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

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

Hybrid Nanowires eyed for Computers and flexible Displays

Displays

Hybrid Nanowires eyed for Computers and flexible Displays

A new process for coating copper nanowires with graphene - an ultrathin layer of carbon – lowers resistance and heating, suggesting potential applications in computer chips and flexible displays. lesen

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

Semiconductor Technology

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

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

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

Semiconductor Technology

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

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

The Power of Nanoelectronics – from Connecting to Improving Lives

Semiconductors

The Power of Nanoelectronics – from Connecting to Improving Lives

The semiconductor industry is heading for a bright future. The advantages of scaling, miniaturization and integration can drive innovation and growth beyond its traditional markets. The internet of things, the internet of healthy things and the internet of power are driving the continuous growth of the semiconductor industry if the right ecosystems dynamics are brought into place. lesen

Scientists Develop Cool Process to Make Better Graphene

Caltech

Scientists Develop Cool Process to Make Better Graphene

A new technique to produce graphene at room temperature could help pave the way for commercially feasible graphene-based solar cells and light-emitting diodes, large-panel displays, and flexible electronics. lesen

Inkjet-printing and the Production of Flexible OLED Displays

Displays

Inkjet-printing and the Production of Flexible OLED Displays

Flexible smartphones and color-saturated television displays were some of the highlights at the last Consumer Electronics Showcase, held in Las Vegas. lesen

Two New Dimensions in Embedded Systems Development

Embedded Software

Two New Dimensions in Embedded Systems Development

Vector Software integrates Lauterbach's TRACE32 suite of development tools and provides practically unlimited volumes of test data from RAM constrained embedded systems. lesen

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Determining what will be needed in five years’ time

Flexible electronics

Determining what will be needed in five years’ time

14.04.16 - Our task as a research center is to offer our partners technical solutions for their future applications, two to three product generations ahead in time. But when it comes to flexible electronics, the industry does not follow predetermined roadmaps that we can use to base our research on. Therefore, the big challenge that faces us every year is to accurately assess what our partners will need in five years’ time. lesen

Single Chip Solution for LED Lighting

Automotive

Single Chip Solution for LED Lighting

10.03.16 - Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announces LED driver with integrated Hall-effect switch. The A1569 enables compact, reliable, and fault-tolerant LED lighting with minimal electrical engineering and low component-count and cost. lesen

European Semiconductor Distribution Market Closes 2015 with double-digit Growth

Component Distribution

European Semiconductor Distribution Market Closes 2015 with double-digit Growth

19.02.16 - Healthy market conditions for semiconductor mass market despite economic uncertainties in Europe. Exchange effects dominate growth pattern. Eastern Europe remains growth motor. lesen

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