Researchers demonstrate novel, tunable nanoantennas
A research team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has developed a novel, tunable nanoantenna that paves the way for new kinds of plasmonic-based optomechanical systems, whereby plasmonic ...
Getting a charge out of water droplets
Last year, MIT researchers discovered that when water droplets spontaneously jump away from superhydrophobic surfaces during condensation, they can gain electric charge in the process. Now, the same team has demonstrated that ...
Apple granted patent for all-glass iPhone, iPad building process
Apple has been granted a patent for a method to create all-glass shells for electronic devices, such as iPhones and iPads.
Precision control of the timing, structure and functions in molecular self-assembly
A research group led by Dr. Takashi Nakanishi, MANA Independent Scientist, and Dr. Martin J. Hollamby, ICYS Researcher, developed a new technology that can easily and precisely control the timing of and the ...
UK enhances airport security measures
Britain has authorized airport security staff to require any traveler to turn on electronic devices as a way to test for hidden explosives. France and Germany are implementing similar measures, but only for travel to and ...
New nanoscale cooling element works in electrical insulators as well
(Phys.org) —Researchers from the FOM Foundation, the University of Groningen, Delft University of Technology and Tohoku University in Japan have designed a miniscule cooling element that uses spin waves ...
Bridging gap between 'internet of things' and mobile networks: Mystery of the printed diode solved
For 13 years the mystery has remained unsolved, but now Negar Sani, Ph.D. student at Linköping University's Laboratory of Organic Electronics, Campus Norrköping, has succeeded in explaining how a printed ...
The new atomic age: Building smaller, greener electronics
In the drive to get small, Robert Wolkow and his lab at the University of Alberta are taking giant steps forward.
Global device sales shifting to mobile, survey finds
Global sales of electronic devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones hit 2.4 billion units this year, with the mobile segment leading the way, a survey showed Monday.
Digital rights group: Some Android phones may tell location history
Researchers use aluminum nanostructures for photorealistic printing of plasmonic color palettes
Hackers take over Israel army Twitter account
Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire.
Open Internet threats loom, study says
The future of an open Internet faces threats from government crackdowns, and "balkanization" resulting from growing concerns over broad electronic surveillance, a survey of experts showed Thursday.
Power consumption of robot joints could be 40 percent less, according to study
Unai Ugalde-Olea, lecturer in the Department of Electronics Technology of the UPV/EHU, has analysed a way of propelling robots in a more energy-efficient way and has shown, on a laboratory level, that in ...