Cantilever bends repeatedly under light exposure for continuous energy generation
Using CNTs as infrared sensors
Will carbon nanotubes replace indium tin oxide?
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 ...
Bell Labs improves lensless camera with additional pixel on sensor
Bell Labs researchers build camera with no lens
Researchers build curved insect-sized artificial compound eye (w/ video)
Panasonic tech fixes color setbacks in low light photos (w/ video)
How to prevent earthquake damage: make buildings invisible
Research group creates highly sensitive photodetector from graphene and quantum dots
New design for a metamaterial could be far more efficient at capturing sunlight than existing solar cells
Metamaterials are a new class of artificial substances with properties unlike anything found in the natural world. Some have been designed to act as invisibility cloaks; others as superlenses, antenna systems ...