Layered graphene sandwich for next generation electronics
Sandwiching layers of graphene with white graphene could produce designer materials capable of creating high-frequency electronic devices, University of Manchester scientists have found.
'Smart material' chin strap harvests energy from chewing
A chin strap that can harvest energy from jaw movements has been created by a group of researchers in Canada.
For electronics beyond silicon, a new contender emerges
Silicon has few serious competitors as the material of choice in the electronics industry. Yet transistors, the switchable valves that control the flow of electrons in a circuit, cannot simply keep shrinking ...
Team uses nanotechnology to help cool electrons with no external sources
A team of researchers has discovered a way to cool electrons to −228 °C without external means and at room temperature, an advancement that could enable electronic devices to function with very little ...
An interesting glimpse into how future state-of-the-art electronics might work
(Phys.org) —Using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron, scientists have developed a new, cutting-edge technique enabling them to visualize the inner-workings of electronics.
Study shows readers absorb less information when reading on a Kindle
Japan says electronics OK during take-off and landing
Japan on Monday relaxed a ban on the use of electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets in flight, following similar moves by the United States and the European Union.
Australia follows EU, US in allowing mobile devices in-flight
Passengers on Qantas and Virgin Australia from Tuesday will be allowed to use mobile electronic devices in-flight with limited restrictions after a relaxation of the rules by the country's aviation authority.
Study confirms that uncontrolled e-waste treatment produces carcinogenic effects
A study carried out by the research group of the University of Alicante "Waste, Pyrolysis and Combustion", University of Alicante, confirms that most of the waste from electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) is not treated ...
NIST helps develop new standard for microsensor technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has contributed to the development of a new standard for defining the performance of micromechanical sensors—a field that is expected to expand rapidly in coming ...
Improving printed electronics process and device characterization
Advantech US, Inc. is a Pittsburgh-based technology company that uses a green additive manufacturing shadow mask process to build electronics and fine-line conductors by deposition of vaporized bulk materials ...