Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
New Technology To Cleanly Burn Coal
Posted on July 14, 2009 at 11:43:34 am
Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) technology uses fluidization to mix and circulate fuel particles with limestone as they burn in a low-temperature combustion process.
Nanopillars Promise Cheap, Efficient Solar
Posted on July 10, 2009 at 01:12:04 pm
New design grows optically active semiconductors in arrays of nanoscale pillars, each a single crystal, with dimensions measured in billionths of a meter.
Newly Designed Solar Power Collection Dishes Unveiled
Posted on July 08, 2009 at 09:54:05 pm
Called SunCatchers, the new dishes have a refined design that will be used in commercial-scale deployments of the units beginning in 2010.
Thin Printable Batteries Developed
Posted on July 05, 2009 at 01:53:42 pm
For a long time, batteries were bulky and heavy. Now, a new cutting-edge battery is revolutionizing the field. It is thinner than a millimeter, lighter than a gram, and can be produced cost-effectively through a printing process.
Ultra-thin Black Material Absorbs Almost 100% Of Light
Posted on July 02, 2009 at 10:05:25 am
Increased refining of telecommunications and infra-red equipment predicted..
Germany's Green-Energy Gap
Posted on June 23, 2009 at 01:05:27 am
Germany's effort to replace coal- and nuclear-fired electricity generation with renewables hinges on completing a large number of offshore wind farms--which are being developed at a troublingly slow pace.
Finding Could Help Electronics Industry Enter New Realm
Posted on June 18, 2009 at 02:39:15 am
Electronic devices of the future could be smaller, faster, more powerful and consume less energy because of a discovery by researchers.
Electronic Glue To Produce Cheaper Semiconductors
Posted on June 13, 2009 at 09:38:12 am
Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed an “electronic glue” that could accelerate advances in semiconductor-based technologies, including solar cells and thermoelectric devices.
Another Revolution In Computing Technology?
Posted on June 07, 2009 at 11:59:25 am
Scientists are on the trail of a new phenomenon, called the “colossal magnetoresistance effect” (CMR) which is up to a thousand times more powerful than current hard drive technology.
New Radio Chip Has Ability To Mimic Human Ear
Posted on June 04, 2009 at 05:28:17 pm
MIT engineers have built a fast, ultra-broadband, low-power radio chip, modeled on the human inner ear, that could enable wireless devices capable of receiving cell phone, Internet, radio and television signals.