2016-09-15 - Georgia Institute of Technology

Fabric weaves in power from wind and sun

A textile machine is used to weave together solar cells constructed from lightweight polymer fibres with fibre-based triboelectric nanogenerators.

2016-09-12 - Christoph Hammerschmidt

China surpasses US, Europe in electromobility

And the Chinese market is dominated by domestic brands and manufacturers; the only foreign vendor is Tesla with its Model…

2016-09-04 - NXP Semiconductors

Transistor allows better control over heating process

The secret to efficient and effective heating is NXP’s MHT1004N, which is specifically developed as a 300W cooking device.

2016-08-30 - Patrick Mannion

Developing reliable sensors for fog computing

Trends towards a more distributed approach to data processing and storage demand smarter sensors and new wireless sensor network architectures.

2016-08-24 - Jennifer Langston

Interscatter technique allows implants to talk Wi-Fi

Interscatter communication backscatters existing signals like Bluetooth in the air, transforming wireless transmissions from one technology to another.

2016-08-24 - Jennifer Langston

How interscatter tech eliminates backscattering by-products

The backscattering process creates an unwanted mirror image copy of the signal, which consumes more bandwidth as well as interferes…

2016-08-12 - Graham Prophet

Surface traps can pave way for quantum computers

According to MIT researchers, built-in optics could enable chips that use trapped ions as quantum bits.

2016-08-12 - Graham Prophet

Designing on-chip optical components for quantum computers

With the prototype chip, the researchers were evaluating the performance of the diffraction gratings and the ion traps.

2016-08-02 - Steve Taranovich

How Juno’s solar array gathers power from the sun

NASA's Juno spacecraft is a study in low power equipment improved solar-cell efficiency and array-structure design.