'Dechirper' will give scientists more control over 'color spectrum' of LCLS X-ray pulses
(Phys.org) —The Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory has teamed up with Santa Monica-based RadiaBeam Systems to develop a device known as a dechirper, which will provide a new way ...
Global internet 'capacity crunch' to be tackled by international project
A £1.5m international communications project led by Aston University will tackle the growing worldwide internet 'capacity crunch' and reduce our network energy consumption.
Genetic approach helps design broadband metamaterial
A specially formed material that can provide custom broadband absorption in the infrared can be identified and manufactured using "genetic algorithms," according to Penn State engineers, who say these metamaterials ...
Quantenna promises 10-gigabit Wi-Fi by next year
Researchers design first battery-powered invisibility cloak
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have proposed the first design of a cloaking device that uses an external source of energy to significantly broaden its bandwidth of operation.
Third time a charm: SpaceX launches commercial satellite (Update 3)
The private US company SpaceX said it successfully launched on Tuesday its first commercial satellite, designed to provide telecommunications services to China and other Asian countries.
Kumu Networks claims its wireless full duplex technology doubles capacity
Optical wireless may be the answer to dropped calls, and more
Anyone who has tried to make a cell phone call from a crowded football stadium has had a taste of what engineers call spectrum crunch.
Comcast rumored to be considering adding to Copyright Alert System
Research promises breakthrough in internet bandwidth (w/ Video)
As rapidly increasing demand for bandwidth strains the Internet's capacity, a team of engineers has devised a new fiber optic technology that promises to increase bandwidth dramatically. The new technology could enable Internet ...
Researchers create design for nanometer-scale material that can speed up, squeeze light
(Phys.org) —In a process one researcher compares to squeezing an elephant through a pinhole, researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have designed a way to engineer atoms capable of ...
Engineers generate world-record mm-wave output power from nanoscale CMOS
(Phys.org) —Harish Krishnaswamy, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has generated a record amount of power output—by a power of five—using silicon-based nanoscale CMOS (complementary ...
NVIDIA shakes up sub-$200 graphics market with new GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST GPU
Gamers looking to play this year's hottest PC games at a highly affordable price—with in-game settings cranked up to high—got their wish today with the introduction of the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti ...
World's first 40 to 60 Gbps silicon photonics modulator using advanced modulation formats
In collaboration with Fujikura Ltd., researchers from Singapore's A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics (IME) have pioneered the world's first 40 to 60 Gbps silicon-based optical modulators with advanced multilevel modulation ...