Researchers demonstrate holographic memory device
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and Russian Academy of Science have demonstrated a new type of holographic memory device that ...
Fractal wire patterns enhance stretchability of electronic devices
Team aims to create graphene nanoribbon 'wires' capable of carrying information thousands of times faster
"Ballistic transport " – it sounds like a blast into the future. And it is.
Lufthansa expands in-flight smartphone usage
Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said Thursday it will allow passengers to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight on all Airbus aircraft starting from next month.
House takes step toward ban on in-flight calls (Update)
Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday as a House panel approved a bill to ban such calls.
Mechanical engineer investigates passive cooling system for microelectronics
On a cold February day, heat is a good thing, but not when it comes to electronics. Assistant professor Gregory Michna of the SDSU Mechanical Engineering Department is developing a means of cooling laptops ...
Researchers develop framework for understanding current-switched magnetic devices
An international collaboration led by researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) has made significant progress in modelling how electric currents affect the magnetization in some current-switched ...
Researchers produce first ever atom-by-atom simulation of ALD nanoscale film growth
Researchers at Tyndall National Institute, Ireland, have produced the first ever atom-by-atom simulation of nanoscale film growth by atomic layer deposition (ALD) – a thin-film technology used in the production ...
Ballistic transport in graphene suggests new type of electronic device
Using electrons more like photons could provide the foundation for a new type of electronic device that would capitalize on the ability of graphene to carry electrons with almost no resistance even at room ...
3D-stacked hybrid SRAM cell to be built by European scientists
European scientists from both academia and industry have begun an ambitious new research project focused on an alternative approach to extend Moore's Law. The goal is to reduce costs and improve the energy ...
Crossing the threshold for laser cooling
(Phys.org) —Gallium nitride has emerged as one of the most widely used materials in the optoelectronics industry and the most important semiconducting material after silicon.
Stretchable electronics: A gel that is clearly revolutionary
Researchers are determined to manufacture stretchable biomedical devices that interface directly with organs such as the skin, heart and brain. Electronic devices, however, are usually made from hard materials ...
Staying cool in the nanoelectric universe by getting hot
(Phys.org) —As smartphones, tablets and other gadgets become smaller and more sophisticated, the heat they generate while in use increases. This is a growing problem because it can cause the electronics ...
Smartphone apps multiply, but so do germs
It may be your best friend, but your smartphone is also probably teeming with germs.