New device could make large biological circuits practical
Researchers have made great progress in recent years in the design and creation of biological circuits—systems that, like electronic circuits, can take a number of different inputs and deliver a particular ...
Exploring extraordinary optical transmission in a plasmonic cavity
Researchers at New Mexico State University in the US have investigated extraordinary optical transmission in a plasmonic cavity. The device they have developed features a hybrid surface plasmon polariton/Fabry-Pérot ...
Engineers develop innovative process to print flexible electronic circuits
Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) has successfully printed complex electronic circuits using a common t-shirt printer.
Tomorrow's degradable electronics
When the FM frequencies are removed in Norway in 2017, all old-fashioned radios will become obsolete, leaving the biggest collection of redundant electronics ever seen – a mountain of waste weighing something ...
Clearing a path for electrons in polymers: Closing in on the speed limits
Researchers from the University of Cambridge have identified a class of low-cost, easily-processed semiconducting polymers which, despite their seemingly disorganised internal structure, can transport electrons ...
Image: Micro-sections of circuit boards intended for space missions
Embedded within these resin discs are vital clues to determine whether future space missions will fail or thrive.
Breakthrough in molecular electronics paves the way for DNA-based computer circuits in the future
In a paper published today in Nature Nanotechnology, an international group of scientists announced the most significant breakthrough in a decade toward developing DNA-based electrical circuits.