WHO study suggests link between cell phones and tumors
Physicists Turn to Radio Dial for Finer Atomic Matchmaking
(PhysOrg.com) -- Investigating mysterious data in ultracold gases of rubidium atoms, scientists at the Joint Quantum Institute of the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the University of Maryland ...
Smallest nanoantennas for high-speed data networks
More than 120 years after the discovery of the electromagnetic character of radio waves by Heinrich Hertz, wireless data transmission dominates information technology. Higher and higher radio frequencies are ...
GTRI is developing protocols for testing effects of RFID systems on medical devices
Radio frequency identification (RFID) systems are widely used for applications that include inventory management, package tracking, toll collection, passport identification and airport luggage security. More ...
Sony develops highly efficient wireless power transfer system based on magnetic resonance
Sony Corp. today announced the development of a highly efficient wireless power transfer system that eliminates the use of power cables from electronic products such as television sets. Using this system, ...
Measuring the next successful antennas for in-body health monitoring devices
Antennas for the latest implanted medical devices are being developed by Queen Mary University of London and tested through a unique piece of kit at the UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL).
Smart food sensors could push down price of fruit 'n' veg
The price of fresh food in shops and supermarkets could be reduced if innovative work at The University of Manchester to develop intelligent low-cost sensors is successful.
New Study Shows RFID Significantly Improves Item-Level Inventory Accuracy
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study on the use of radio-frequency identification tags on individual retail items shows that inventory accuracy decreases or diminishes over time with conventional systems that rely on barcodes and/or ...
'Printed chips' could be boon for consumers
Until now, creating the microchips that power all of our electronic gadgets has been a laborious, complex and time-consuming process costing billions of dollars. But if a Milpitas, Calif.-based startup succeeds, making them ...
New LED lights have a bright future for communication
Imagine a world where bright, energy sipping, cheap, durable LEDs light the world. A world where if you have enough light to see, you are connected.
LED lights build communication network
(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine a world where bright, energy-sipping, cheap, durable LEDs light the world. A world where if you have enough light to see, you are connected. The University of California, Riverside ...
Students develop cane with e-tags to guide blind
(AP) -- A cane equipped with the technology that retailers use to tag merchandise could help blind people avoid obstacles.
45-nanometer chips for ultra-fast WiFi
(PhysOrg.com) -- Powerful new radio technologies that promise blisteringly fast WiFi have been given a boost by a team of European researchers’ cutting-edge work on miniscule microchips.
Chips in official IDs raise privacy fears
Climbing into his Volvo, outfitted with a Matrics antenna and a Motorola reader he'd bought on eBay for $190, Chris Paget cruised the streets of San Francisco with this objective: To read the identity cards ...