Imec reports progress in deep sub-micron scaling for logic and memory
At the International Electron Devices Meeting in San Francisco Imec's advanced CMOS research program reports promising advances in scaling logic, DRAM and non-volatile memory.
Time ripe to move energy storage idea off drawing board
Need has caught up with Gerhard Welsch's ideas. Welsch, a professor of materials science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University, began patenting designs for a small, light, powerful and reliable capacitor in 2000.
New ultracapacitor recharges in under a millisecond
International research team develops ultrahigh-power energy storage devices
A team of researchers from the U.S. and France report the development of a micro-supercapacitor with remarkable properties. The paper will be published in the premier scientific journal Nature Nanotechnology online on Aug ...
Gadget makers forced to look at links to Congo war
(AP) -- Does that smart phone in your pocket contribute to rape and murder in the depths of Africa? Soon, you'll know: A new U.S. law requires companies to certify whether their products contain minerals from rebel-controlled ...
Vibration-powered generating batteries recharge when shaken
Adjusting acidity with impunity
(PhysOrg.com) -- How do individual cells or proteins react to changing pH levels? Researchers at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, have developed a technique ...
Nanotube defects equal better energy and storage systems
(PhysOrg.com) -- Most people would like to be able to charge their cell phones and other personal electronics quickly and not too often. A recent discovery made by UC San Diego engineers could lead to carbon ...
Researchers customizing electric cars for cost-effective urban commuting
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute have converted a 2001 Scion xB into an electric commuter vehicle that will serve as a test bed for a new community-based approach to electric vehicle design, ...
Renewable Energy Made by Mixing Salt and Fresh Water
Artificial Leaves Generate Power by Pumping Water
Nano changes rise to macro importance in a key electronics material
By combining the results of a number of powerful techniques for studying material structure at the nanoscale, a team of researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, working with colleagues in other ...