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Device could boost image quality for phones, computers and TVs

UCLA researchers develop inexpensive, high-mobility semiconductors for LCD and OLED screens

The new material, and a new manufacturing process developed at UCLA, are used to produce semiconductors that are essenti…

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Penn Study: Understanding Graphene’s Electrical Properties on an Atomic Level

Graphene, a material that consists of a lattice of carbon atoms, one atom thick, is widely touted as being the most elec…

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Environmentally friendly production method for transparent conductive films

A see-through layer that conducts electricity – entirely without indium

Transparent conductive films are now an integral part of our everyday lives. Whether in smartphones, tablets, laptops, f…

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Using Sand to Improve Battery Performance

Researchers develop low cost, environmentally friendly way to produce sand-based lithium ion batteries that outperform standard by three times

Researchers have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key ma…

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Measuring the mass of ‘massless’ electrons

Taming graphene, Harvard-led researchers successfully measure collective mass of ‘massless’ electrons in motion

Graphene, a one-atom-thick carbon sheet, has taken the world of physics by storm—in part, because its electrons behave a…

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Researchers Develop Affordable Battery Alternative

New process designed to make Na-ion batteries an effective alternative to Li-ion

As the demand for rechargeable lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries has grown, the battery industry has found itself facing a …

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Researchers Design Circuits Capable of Functioning at Temperatures Greater than 650 Degrees Fahrenheit

Work will improve processors, drivers, controllers and other circuits

Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have designed integrated circuits that can survive at temperatures…

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Wireless power transfer achieved at 5-meter distance

With a maximum output power of 209 W at 20 kHz, the Dipole Coil Resonant System can charge 40 smart phones simultaneousl…

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Breakthrough for information technology using Heusler materials

Basis for future development of very high performance spintronic components

It is the breakthrough that physicists and chemists around the world have long anticipated and it will play a pivotal ro…

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Domain walls in nanowires cleverly set in motion

Important prerequisite for the development of nano-components for data storage and sensor technology

Researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) have achieved a major breakthrough in the development of method…

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Excitons observed in action for the first time

Technique developed at MIT reveals the motion of energy-carrying quasiparticles in solid material.

A quasiparticle called an exciton — responsible for the transfer of energy within devices such as solar cells, LEDs, and…

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Silicon alternatives key to future computers, consumer electronics

Researchers are reporting key milestones in developing new semiconductors to potentially replace silicon in future compu…

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UCLA researchers create nanoscale structure for computer chips that could yield higher-performance memory

Researchers at UCLA have created a nanoscale magnetic component for computer memory chips that could significantly impro…

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Seeing how a lithium-ion battery works

An exotic state of matter — a “random solid solution” — affects how ions move through battery material.

New observations by researchers at MIT have revealed the inner workings of a type of electrode widely used in lithium-io…

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Making wireless 10 times faster

Engineers receive $2.7 million Air Force grant to develop cognitive radio, which avoid wireless traffic jams by exploiting unused radio spectrum

Researchers are developing a way to undo the gridlock resulting from the proliferation of smartphones, laptops and other…

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Spintronic Thermoelectric Power Generators

A step towards energy efficient electronic devices

Imagine a computer so efficient that it can recycle its own waste heat to produce electricity. While such an idea may se…

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Tiny Transistors for Extreme Environs

U of Utah Engineers Shrink Plasma Devices to Resist Radiation

University of Utah electrical engineers fabricated the smallest plasma transistors that can withstand high temperatures …

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Flexible battery, no lithium required

Rice University lab creates thin-film battery for portable, wearable electronics

Rice chemist James Tour and his colleagues have developed a flexible material with nanoporous nickel-fluoride electrodes…

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UCLA engineering team increases power efficiency for future computer processors

The UCLA Engineering team used multiferroic magnetic materials to reduce the amount of power consumed by logic devices, …

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Progress made in developing nanoscale electronics

New research directs charges through single molecules

Scientists are facing a number of barriers as they try to develop circuits that are microscopic in size, including how t…

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