Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
Body Heat To Power Cell Phones?
Posted on January 12, 2008 at 10:28:31 am
Energy now lost as heat during the production of electricity could be harnessed through the use of silicon nanowires.
Fuel Cell Uses Bacteria To Generate Electricity
Posted on January 07, 2008 at 10:24:27 am
Researchers at the Biodesign Institute are using the tiniest organisms on the planet 'bacteria' as a viable option to make electricity.
Crystals Could Impact The Miniaturization Of Electronic Devices
Posted on December 29, 2007 at 10:43:50 pm
Researchers examined the ultrafast movement of electrons in a gallium arsenide crystal exposed for a short time to a very high electrical field.
2-D Invisibility Cloak For Visible Light Created
Posted on December 19, 2007 at 10:31:44 pm
Harry Potter may not have talked much about plasmonics in J. K. Rowling's fantasy series, but researchers are using this emerging technology to develop an invisibility cloak that exists beyond the world of bespectacled teenage wizards.
Sunshine to Petrol Project Seeks Fuel from Thin Air
Posted on December 09, 2007 at 10:52:28 am
Device intended to chemically “reenergize” carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide using concentrated solar power. The carbon monoxide could then be used to make hydrogen or serve as a building block to synthesize a liquid combustible fuel, such as methanol.
V2G Car Generates Electricity, and Cash in Your Pocket
Posted on December 03, 2007 at 01:10:26 pm
University of Delaware researchers have created a system that enables vehicles to not only run on electricity alone, but also to generate revenue by storing and providing electricity for utilities.
New T-ray Source Could Improve Airport Security, Cancer Detection
Posted on November 27, 2007 at 12:15:55 pm
Completely safe form of electromagnetic radiation, may reshape not only airport screening procedures but also medical imaging practices.
'Electronic Nose' Could Detect Hazards
Posted on November 12, 2007 at 08:53:44 pm
A tiny "electronic nose" that MIT researchers have engineered with a novel inkjet printing method could be used to detect hazards including carbon monoxide, harmful industrial solvents and explosives.
High-tech Textiles Pave The Way For Glowing Garments
Posted on November 01, 2007 at 09:42:08 am
Researchers at The University of Manchester have developed high-tech battery-powered textile yarns that can be used to make clothing glow in the dark.
Physicist Create Most Intense Operating Positron Beam Ever
Posted on October 25, 2007 at 10:31:32 am
Researchers have just produced the most intense operating positron (antimatter electron) beam anywhere in the world.