News tagged with semiconductor technologies

Optical chip detects blood molecules

(PhysOrg.com) -- A portable 'lab on a chip' that can identify target molecules in blood samples has been created by European researchers. It is being used to measure fertility hormones and detect the genes ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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Emerging new properties at oxide interfaces

In many ionic materials, including the oxides, surfaces created along specific directions can become electrically charged. By the same token, such electronic charging, or 'polarisation', can also occur at the interface of ...

dateNov 29, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Self-powered sensors

It can be inconvenient to replace batteries in devices that need to work over long periods of time. Doctors might have to get beneath a patient’s skin to replace batteries for implanted biomedical monitoring ...

dateFeb 11, 2010 in Engineering
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