University of Twente

Intelligent shoe performs pressure imaging

(PhysOrg.com) -- Martin Schepers of the University of Twente, The Netherlands, has developed a new intelligent shoe. It has four sensors that measure pressure and movement during walking, giving doctors a ...

dateJun 30, 2009 in Engineering
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Medicine released from pill filmed

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an international alliance with funding from NanoNed, the Dutch national research programme, researchers at the University of Twente, the Netherlands, have succeeded in filming the spread ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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Electrons seem heavier in extremely thin silicon

For years now, transistors have been getting smaller and smaller. Research conducted by Jan-Laurens van der Steen of the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at University of Twente, The Netherlands, has shown that electrons ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Nanophysics
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NMR on a microscale

(PhysOrg.com) -- The technique well known from its use in MRI scanning - actually based on nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) - can now also be applied to extremely small samples thanks to an ingenious combination ...

dateMay 12, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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Synthetic cricket pricks up its 'ears'

The tiny hairs on the abdomen of a cricket have inspired researchers at the University of Twente, to make a new type of sensor which is ultra sensitive to air flows. These synthetic cricket hairs can now also ...

dateDec 06, 2011 in General Physics
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Explosion on chip sets liquid in motion

(PhysOrg.com) -- PhD student, Dennis van den Broek, of the University of Twente, Netherlands, has developed a new type of miniature motor, the micro-bubble actuator. This ‘motor’, which can be used in ...

dateOct 30, 2008 in
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Hair sensor uncovers hidden signals

An "artificial cricket hair" used as a sensitive flow sensor has difficulty detecting weak, low-frequency signals – they tend to be drowned out by noise. But now, a bit of clever tinkering with the flexibility ...

dateJun 06, 2013 in Nanophysics
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