News tagged with energy transfer

Sonic booms in nerves and lipid membranes

(—Neurons might not be able to send signals as fast as electrons in wires or photons in fiber, but what if they can communicate using miniature sonic booms? That would be quite a revolutionary discovery. A group ...

dateJan 20, 2015 in General Physics report
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A new measure for wireless power transfer

Wireless power transfer has many promising applications, such as contactless powering, electric vehicles, and energy harvesting. To construct a wireless power-transfer system, a "wireless transfer coupler" is necessary to ...

dateOct 08, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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New equation bolsters multiphase modeling code

While designing models for the Multiphase Flow with Interphase Exchanges (MFiX) code, one of the National Energy Technology Laboratory's most robust computational tools, Physical Research Scientist Jordan Musser realized ...

dateOct 20, 2015 in General Physics
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First sensor for 'crowd control' in cells

University of Groningen scientists have developed a molecular sensor to measure 'crowding' in cells, which reflects the concentration of macromolecules present. The sensor provides quantitative information on the concentration ...

dateFeb 02, 2015 in Biochemistry
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