July 21st, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Commercially viable graphene may be out of the lab and into our electronics sooner than we think. Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, present a graphene-based wideband microphone and a related ultrasonic radio that can be used for wireless communication with easy-to-scale-up technology.
July 14th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Technische Universität Wien have developed a simple nanostructuring technique that can precisely control the electromagnetic behavior of glass–ceramic circuit boards.
June 24th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
In spite of its practical importance and long productive life, varistors today remain the unsung hero of electronics, especially when compared to more glamorous silicon-based transistors and diodes.
June 23rd, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Scientists at ETH Zurich have found that doping is not the only way to influence ion conductivity in ceramic membranes.
June 16th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Biolantánidos is pioneering a patent-pending process of extracting rare earths from clay using a tank-leaching process with biodegradable chemicals. And the company is betting big that companies will pay a premium for the ability to offer cutting-edge technology with a clear environmental conscious.
June 11th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
New energy harvesting technology developed by Ohio State University researchers could make cell phone batteries last up to 30 percent longer on a single charge
June 10th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
University of Illinois researchers have innovated a solution to the enormous piles of electronics waste piling up around the world—electronics that self-destruct on command.
June 8th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Oak Ridge National Lab have developed a new durable, antireflective, superhydrophobic glass coating that offers important improvements over its predecessors.
May 7th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
The majority of the nation’s federally-funded R&D centers slashed spending in fiscal year 2013 by more than $1 billion over the previous year.
April 27th, 2015 | by Jessica McMathis
Bike rides could be brighter and safer, thanks to an LED jacket that helps cyclists signal and be seen.