Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
Old Material Used To Power 'Instant-On' Computers
Posted on April 21, 2009 at 11:10:08 am
The technology of storing electronic information – from old cassette tapes to shiny laptop computers – has been a major force in the electronics industry for decades.
Cheap and Efficient White Light LEDs
Posted on April 09, 2009 at 10:59:33 am
Produces twice as much light as a normal LED -- including the white light desired for home and office lighting.
Virus-built Battery Could Power Cars
Posted on April 04, 2009 at 11:54:32 am
For the first time, MIT researchers have shown they can genetically engineer viruses to build both the positively and negatively charged ends of a lithium-ion battery.
New Way To Produce Inexpensive Electronic Components
Posted on March 26, 2009 at 10:46:34 am
Physicists in Sweden have now developed a new and simple method for producing cheap electronic components.
Nanotech Batteries Ten Times More Efficient?
Posted on March 23, 2009 at 12:10:11 pm
Researchers have developed new systems for storing electrical energy derived from alternative sources that are, in some cases, 10 times more efficient than what is commercially available.
Rapid Recharging Of Cell Phones?
Posted on March 17, 2009 at 10:01:53 am
MIT engineers have created a kind of beltway that allows for the rapid transit of electrical energy through a well-known battery material.
Printed Circuit By Tiny Light-emitting Diodes
Posted on February 16, 2009 at 10:39:26 am
Tiny light-emitting diodes with optical microsystems that can produce all the colors of the rainbow, a new method for producing printed circuit boards – Fraunhofer researchers are showing innovative developments at the nano tech 2009 exhibition in Japan.
New Shock Absorber Harvests Energy From Bumps
Posted on February 14, 2009 at 05:24:46 pm
A team of MIT undergraduate students has invented a shock absorber that harnesses energy from small bumps in the road, generating electricity while it smoothes the ride more effectively than conventional shocks.
New NASCAR Materials May Save Lives on the Race Track and Highway
Posted on February 02, 2009 at 09:50:31 am
New materials for NASCAR promise to save lives and reduce injuries in automobile racing — a popular sport with a fan-base of 75 million — and everyday driving.
Low–cost LEDs May Slash Household Electric Bills
Posted on January 31, 2009 at 08:48:15 am
A new way of making LEDs could see household lighting bills reduced by up to 75% within five years.