Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
Fractal Patterns May Be Key to Semiconductor Magnetism
Posted on February 10, 2010 at 09:11:23 am
Called "spintronics" devices of the future will depend on this technology to manipulate both the flow and magnetic "spin" of electrons.
Scientists Demonstrate World's Fastest Graphene Transistor
Posted on February 07, 2010 at 11:54:24 am
In a just-published paper in the magazine Science, IBM researchers demonstrated a radio-frequency graphene transistor with the highest cut-off frequency achieved so far for any graphene device -- 100 billion cycles/second (100 GigaHertz).
NASA, GM Take Giant Leap in Robotic Technology
Posted on February 07, 2010 at 11:41:57 am
NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries.
Rubber Chips Could Power Cell Phones
Posted on January 28, 2010 at 09:41:51 am
Power-generating rubber films developed by Princeton University engineers could harness natural body movements such as breathing and walking to power pacemakers, mobile phones and other electronic devices.
Breakthrough in Developing Super-Material Graphene
Posted on January 20, 2010 at 09:02:32 am
Could hold the key to future high-speed electronics, such as micro-chips and touchscreen technology.
Ferropaper: New Tech for Small Motors, Robots
Posted on January 06, 2010 at 09:19:21 am
Researchers have created a magnetic "ferropaper" that might be used to make low-cost "micromotors" for surgical instruments, tiny tweezers to study cells and miniature speakers.
World's First Molecular Transistor Created
Posted on December 24, 2009 at 11:30:06 am
A group of scientists has succeeded in creating the first transistor made from a single molecule.
Next-Generation Lens Promises Wider View, Greater Detail
Posted on December 22, 2009 at 08:07:44 pm
Duke University engineers have created a new generation of lens that could greatly improve the capabilities of telecommunications or radar systems to provide a wide field of view and greater detail.
Exotic Electric Properties of Graphene Confirmed
Posted on November 18, 2009 at 09:34:22 am
First, it was the soccer-ball-shaped molecules dubbed buckyballs. Then it was the cylindrically shaped nanotubes. Now, the hottest new material in physics and nanotechnology is graphene.
Major Advance In Organic Solar Cells
Posted on November 18, 2009 at 09:01:12 am
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara's Center for Polymers and Organic Solids (CPOS) have announced a major advance in the synthesis of organic polymers for plastic solar cells.