News tagged with electrical field

Cooling chips with the flip of a switch

Turn on an electric field, and a standard electrocaloric material will eject heat to its surroundings as its internal dipoles reorder themselves. Do the same thing, and a negative electrocaloric material will absorb heat, ...

dateApr 05, 2016 in General Physics
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Microagents with revolutionary potential

Micro and nanorobots that attack tumors with maximum precision using drugs: this is what the fight against cancer may look like in the future. A group of ETH researchers led by Salvador Pané are laying the foundations with ...

dateMar 22, 2016 in Condensed Matter
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