News tagged with electrons

Wearable electronics move beyond rigid wristbands

It's not every day that there's a news story about socks. But in November, a pair won the Best New Wearable Technology Device Award at a Silicon Valley conference. The smart socks, which track foot landings and cadence, are ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Engineering
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What are the parts of an atom?

Since the beginning of time, human beings have sought to understand what the universe and everything within it is made up of. And while ancient magi and philosophers conceived of a world composed of four or five elements ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in General Physics
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How nanoparticles give electrons away

Whether it is in catalytic processes in the chemical industry, environmental catalysis, new types of solar cells or new electronic components, nanoparticles are everywhere in modern production and environmental technologies, ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Nanomaterials
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Doped organic semiconductors explored

Current semiconductor technology is based on silicon, an inorganic semiconductor material in which impurity atoms are introduced or doped for use in electronic components to increase conductivity and tailor the electronic ...

dateDec 14, 2015 in Materials Science
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