Roll-to-roll process prints thousands of cheap, flexible memory elements
Rational design can improve hydrogen fuel cell efficiency
Paper supercapacitor could power future paper electronics
MEMS device generates power from body heat
Near-threshold computing could enable up to 100x reduction in power consumption
Coil in wall could wirelessly power multiple electronic devices
Researchers build world's most powerful terahertz laser chip
(Phys.org) —University of Leeds researchers have taken the lead in the race to build the world's most powerful terahertz laser chip.
Super-thin membranes clear the way for chip-sized pumps
The ability to shrink laboratory-scale processes to automated chip-sized systems would revolutionize biotechnology and medicine. For example, inexpensive and highly portable devices that process blood samples ...
Advancing graphene for post-silicon computer logic: Researchers pioneer new approach for graphene logic circuits
A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have solved a problem that previously presented a serious hurdle for the use of graphene in electronic devices.
Researchers speed up transistors by embedding tunneling field-effect transistor
Record-setting p-type transistor demonstrated: New design boasts the highest 'carry mobility' yet measured
Almost all computer chips use two types of transistors: one called p-type, for positive, and one called n-type, for negative. Improving the performance of the chip as a whole requires parallel improvements ...
Privacy group gets NSA files on utility research
A bridge to the quantum world: Dirac electrons found in unique material
In a discovery that helps clear a new path toward quantum computers, University of Michigan physicists have found elusive Dirac electrons in a superconducting material.
New imaging techniques track lithium-ion reactions in real-time, potential for more powerful, longer-lasting batteries
(Phys.org)—The cherished portability of many popular electronics, from smart phones to laptops, mostly comes courtesy of lithium-ion batteries. Unfortunately, these dense and lightweight energy storage ...