Electrical Engineering and Electronics News
Batteries Charge Quickly and Retain Capacity, Thanks to New Structure
Posted on March 21, 2011 at 08:19:15 am
The batteries in Illinois professor Paul Braun's lab look like any others, but they pack a surprise inside
Room-Temperature Spintronic Computers
Posted on March 16, 2011 at 08:16:23 am
A step toward computers, phones and other spintronic devices that are faster and use less energy than their electronic counterparts
Discovery Could Lead to Better Memory Chips
Posted on March 15, 2011 at 09:17:05 pm
Researchers have found a way to improve the performance of ferroelectric materials, which have the potential to make memory devices with more storage capacity than magnetic hard drives and faster write speed and longer lifetimes than flash memory.
Longer Battery Life for Mobile Devices
Posted on March 11, 2011 at 08:26:54 am
Technophiles who have been dreaming of mobile devices that run longer on lighter, slimmer batteries may soon find their wish has been granted
Black Holes: A Model for Superconductors?
Posted on March 03, 2011 at 08:34:48 am
Black holes are some of the heaviest objects in the universe. Electrons are some of the lightest. Now physicists have shown how charged black holes can be used to model the behavior of interacting electrons in unconventional superconductors.
New Stretchable Solar Cells
Posted on February 24, 2011 at 07:33:38 am
"Super skin" is what Stanford researcher Zhenan Bao wants to create. She's already developed a flexible sensor that is so sensitive to pressure it can feel a fly touch down
Atom-Thick Sheets Unlock Future Technologies
Posted on February 08, 2011 at 11:45:57 am
A new way of splitting layered materials, similar to graphite, into sheets of material just one atom thick could lead to revolutionary new electronic and energy storage technologies.
New Material to Revolutionize Electronics?
Posted on January 31, 2011 at 09:20:33 am
A discovery made at could play an important role in electronics, allowing us to make transistors that are smaller and more energy efficient
Light Touch Transforms Material Into a Superconductor
Posted on January 24, 2011 at 10:49:50 am
A non-superconducting material has been transformed into a superconductor using light, Oxford University researchers report
Breakthrough Converts Heat Waste to Electricity
Posted on January 18, 2011 at 09:02:27 pm
Researchers at Northwestern University have placed nanocrystals of rock salt into lead telluride, creating a material that can harness electricity from heat-generating items such as vehicle exhaust systems