White LEDs with super-high luminous efficacy could satisfy all general lighting needs
MEMS device generates power from body heat
Transparent batteries: seeing straight through to the future? (w/ video)
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford researchers have invented a transparent lithium-ion battery that is also highly flexible. It is comparable in cost to regular batteries on the market today, with great potential for ...
3D printing takes on metal at Amsterdam lab (w/ video)
Technology uses micro-windmills to recharge cell phones
A UT Arlington research associate and electrical engineering professor have designed a micro-windmill that generates wind energy and may become an innovative solution to cell phone batteries constantly in ...
3D-printed metal bike frame is light but strong
Gel-based audio speaker demonstrates capabilities of ionic conductors, long thought limited in application (w/ Video)
In a materials science laboratory at Harvard University, a transparent disk connected to a laptop fills the room with music—it's the "Morning" prelude from Peer Gynt, played on an ionic speaker.
Researchers develop new kind of internal combustion microengine
Engineers make world's fastest organic transistor, herald new generation of see-through electronics
Two university research teams have worked together to produce the world's fastest thin-film organic transistors, proving that this experimental technology has the potential to achieve the performance needed ...
MIT team shows system that tracks people through walls
Team builds implantable piezoelectric nanoribbon devices strong enough to power pacemaker (w/ Video)
Research team develops tattoo-like skin thermometer patch
Prism-patterned screen brings paradigm shift to 3D displays
Brain-inspired synaptic transistor learns while it computes
(Phys.org) —It doesn't take a Watson to realize that even the world's best supercomputers are staggeringly inefficient and energy-intensive machines.