August 23rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have developed a new type of next-gen implantable biomedical sensor that uses a piezoelectric crystal and ultrasound to wirelessly communicate within the body.
August 17th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
GE Appliances (Louisville, Ky.) and Oak Ridge National Lab (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) together are developing the next generation of laundry appliance that can dry in half the time and use 70% less energy than your current clothes dryer.
February 29th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers at Pennsylvania State University and Solid State Ceramics Inc. have modified hard-piezoceramic materials to realize the potential of piezoelectric transformers—which hold promise to reduce size and boost the efficiency of consumer electronic devices.
October 24th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Researchers from Columbia University and Georgia Institute of Technology might still be fist-pumping at how right they were about some interesting properties of thin molybdenum disulfide that aren’t present in the bulk material.
September 30th, 2014 | by April Gocha, PhD
Piezoelectric materials are finding their way into some interesting energy-independent devices, including a chinstrap that collects energy from chewing and aircraft wings that morph for airplane agility.
May 19th, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
[Image above] Credit: skycaptaintwo; Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0 Ceramics make electronic devices possible The nearly $2-trillion global electronics …
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Check ’em out: GE tests flight theory; ceramics are fragile, new to production and the future of an $18B unit …
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A collaborative group of researchers from Oak Ridge National Lab, Penn State, the Univ. of Sheffield (U.K.) and EPFL (Switzerland) …
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May 8, 2008 WESTERVILLE, OHIO – Many important electronic devices used by people today would be impossible without the use …
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[Image above] Credit: kcxd; Flickr CC BY 2.0 Whether it be NASCAR or the Olympics, ceramics are helping drivers cross …