Researchers demonstrate holographic memory device
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and Russian Academy of Science have demonstrated a new type of holographic memory device that ...
Fujitsu develops technology to remotely access home PC files using a smart device
Fujitsu Laboratories announced that it has developed technology that enables access to home computer files from anywhere using a smart device.
Researchers develop stretchable wire-shaped supercapacitor
(Phys.org) —Advances in flexible and stretchable electronics have prompted researchers to explore ways to create stretchable supercapacitors—robust energy storage devices—to power these and other devices.
Team finds new energy storage capabilities between layers of 2-D materials
Drexel University researchers are continuing to expand the capabilities and functionalities of a family of two-dimensional materials they discovered that are as thin as a single atom, but have the potential ...
Turning plastic bags into high-tech materials
University of Adelaide researchers have developed a process for turning waste plastic bags into a high-tech nanomaterial.
Invention jet prints nanostructures with self-assembling material
A multi-institutional team of engineers has developed a new approach to the fabrication of nanostructures for the semiconductor and magnetic storage industries. This approach combines top-down advanced ink-jet ...
Clay key to high-temperature supercapacitors
Clay, an abundant and cheap natural material, is a key ingredient in a supercapacitor that can operate at very high temperatures, according to Rice University researchers who have developed such a device.
Spinning out the future of our electronic devices
To satisfy the world's desire for ever more processing power, at ever diminishing energy cost, in even tinier devices, scientists are looking to spintronics (spin transport electronics) to provide the next ...
Oxygen 'sponge' presents path to better catalysts, energy materials
Scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a new oxygen "sponge" that can easily absorb or shed oxygen atoms at low temperatures. Materials with these novel characteristics ...
Magnetic materials: Forging ahead with a back-to-basics approach
Scientists have recently started to explore the possibility of using an intrinsic property of the electron known as spin for processing and storing information. Magnetic fields can influence the dynamics ...
Chunky mobile devices? Soft graphene could help you downsize
Assuming you are geeky enough to open up any mobile device on the market – a phone, tablet or laptop – the most glaringly obvious component of the device is the battery: it generally consumes up to (if ...
Physicists offer explanation for strange magnetic behavior at semiconductor interfaces
The new discovery could one day lead to electronic materials that provide both computation and data storage.
Advancing resistive memory to improve portable electronics
A team at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering has developed a novel way to build what many see as the next generation memory storage devices for portable electronic devices ...
Designing and building nanocomponents to spec
Hybrid, multifunctional nanostructures with diverse 3D shapes and complex material composition can now be manufactured with a precise and efficient fabrication technique.