Researchers develop biological circuit components, new microscope technique for measuring them
(PhysOrg.com) -- Electrical engineers have long been toying with the idea of designing biological molecules that can be directly integrated into electronic circuits. University of Pennsylvania researchers ...
Stanford engineers create a tiny, energy-efficient laser for optical communication systems
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the push toward ever-smaller and ever-faster data transmission technology, a team of Stanford electrical engineers has produced a nanoscale laser that is much faster and vastly more energy ...
Memristors: 'Computer synapse' analyzed at the nanoscale
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Hewlett Packard and the University of California, Santa Barbara, have analysed in unprecedented detail the physical and chemical properties of an electronic device that computer ...
Why nuclear power will never supply the world's energy needs
Engineering professor wins award for pioneering work expected to improve electronic devices
A professor at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering will receive an international award for his pioneering work in nanotechnology that could have far-reaching impacts on electronic devices.
Electrons seem heavier in extremely thin silicon
For years now, transistors have been getting smaller and smaller. Research conducted by Jan-Laurens van der Steen of the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at University of Twente, The Netherlands, has shown that electrons ...
NTU researchers develop world's smallest on-chip low-pass filter
A research team from Nanyang Technological University (NTU, Singapore) has successfully designed the world's smallest on-chip low-pass filter which is 1,000 times smaller than existing off-chip filters.
Technology in the extreme
Radio transmitters that can withstand temperatures of up to 900 C could soon be dropped into the depths of the earth to provide early warning of a volcanic eruption.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Energy harvesting - using vibrations from the environment to produce electricity - has been around for over a decade, but Dr Stephen Burrow and his team in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University ...
Nano-based RFID tags could replace bar codes
Long lines at store checkouts could be history if a new technology created in part at Rice University comes to pass.
Power from motion and vibrations
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, which traverses hundreds of miles of some of the most inhospitable terrain on Earth, must be monitored almost constantly for potential problems like corrosion or cracking. ...
Prius problems put spotlight on car electronics
(AP) -- Your most expensive piece of electronics probably is not your flat panel TV or your computer. More likely, it's your car, which can pack 50 microprocessors to control everything from the fuel mix ...
Researchers develop new bushfire warning device
A new, low-cost bushfire detection and monitoring system is being developed by University of Adelaide researchers using mobile communications technology.
Bing posts modest US search market gain in December
Microsoft's new Internet search engine Bing posted a modest gain in its share of the US search market in December while partner Yahoo! saw its share dip slightly, online tracking firm comScore said.