Cantilever bends repeatedly under light exposure for continuous energy generation
Using CNTs as infrared sensors
Will carbon nanotubes replace indium tin oxide?
Engineering team invents a camera that powers itself
A research team led by Shree K. Nayar, T.C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia Engineering, has invented a prototype video camera that is the first to be fully self-powered—it can produce an ...
Tiny laser sensor heightens bomb detection sensitivity
New technology under development at the University of California, Berkeley, could soon give bomb-sniffing dogs some serious competition.
Researchers mimic insect ocelli to build light sensor to control fly-sized drone
A stretchable highway for light: Researchers build the first circuit with stretchable optical interconnections
For futuristic applications like wearable body sensors and robotic skin, researchers need to ferry information along flexible routes. Electronics that bend and stretch have become possible in recent years, ...
Device for capturing signatures uses tiny LEDs created with piezo-phototronic effect
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology want to put your signature up in lights – tiny lights, that is. Using thousands of nanometer-scale wires, the researchers have developed a sensor device ...