Researchers discover a way to dramatically reduce distortion in long distance fiber cable
'Nanocable' could be big boon for energy storage
Thanks to a little serendipity, researchers at Rice University have created a tiny coaxial cable that is about a thousand times smaller than a human hair and has higher capacitance than previously reported ...
Photonic neuron may compute a billion times faster than brain circuits
(PhysOrg.com) -- The name of the project -- "photonic neuron" -- was catchy enough, but what really caught Mitchell Nahmias' attention was the opportunity to combine his interests in engineering and neuroscience.
Live cables explain enigmatic electric currents
Researchers at Aarhus University, Denmark, made a sensational discovery almost three years ago when they measured electric currents in the seabed. It was unclear as to what was conducting the current, but ...
Compact high-temperature superconducting cables demonstrated at NIST
A researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology has invented a method of making high-temperature superconducting (HTS) cables that are thinner and more flexible than demonstration HTS cables ...
Cheaper and cleaner electricity from wave-powered ships (w/ video)
Scotland to deploy largest hydro-electric wave energy farm to date (w/ video)
Iceland eyeing giant cable to sell power to Europe
Iceland is considering building the world's longest sub-sea electric cable to allow it to sell its geothermal and volcanic energy to Europe, the country's largest energy company said Monday.
Slowing down microwaves in a chip
EPFL scientists have succeeded in capturing a microwave pulse within a chip for several milliseconds before releasing it with little loss. This extraordinary delay normally requires hundreds of miles of electrical ...
Sub-sea electricity cable from Scotland to Norway planned
Review: Use power outlets as a Wi-Fi alternative
(AP) -- Setting up a Wi-Fi network at home has gotten much easier, yet the process can still be daunting. Or the wireless signal won't reach everywhere. A good alternative that has gotten little attention ...
Researcher modernizes US power grid
Although the U.S. electric power industry is one of the greatest engineering marvels of the 20th century, aging technology and an increase in demand create problems for the electricity infrastructure that need to be fixed. ...
Palestinian inventor builds Gaza's first electric car
The boxy little white and blue vehicle draws plenty of curious stares as it chugs down the street. But this is no golf cart—it's Gaza's first hand-built electric car.
Taking the juice for granted: Powering American cities in the new century
Barring the occasional thunderstorm, most Americans take the electric current behind their power buttons for granted, and assume the juice will be there when they're ready to fire up an appliance or favorite ...