News tagged with sensors

A nano-transistor assesses your health via sweat

Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible with advanced electronics, this technology boasts exceptional ...

dateMay 15, 2015 in Nanophysics
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Sensor detects spoilage of food

VTT has developed a sensor that detects ethanol in the headspace of a food package. Ethanol is formed as a result of food spoilage. The sensor signal is wirelessly readable, for instance, by a mobile phone. VTT Technical ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Engineering
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Researchers exploring spintronics in graphene

Electronics is based on the manipulation of electrons and other charge carriers, but in addition to charge, electrons possess a property known as spin. When spin is manipulated with magnetic and electric fields, the result ...

dateMay 06, 2015 in Nanophysics
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