Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Manufacturers, medical device companies, and others can use this 3D printing software driven by artificial intelligence (AI).
Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
See some of the world-changing tools and technologies launched by Caltech scientists, from earthquake monitoring to helping the blind see.
Briefs: Imaging
Apps could take up less space on a smartphone and apps could download instantly.
Briefs: Imaging
Special light sources and sensors see around corners or through gauzy filters, enabling reconstruction of the shapes of unseen objects.
Articles: Transportation

Even though ultrasound has been studied by scientists for many years, its capabilities in practical applications are yet to be fully harnessed.

Briefs: Energy
Applications include powering portable electronic devices and sensors, and harvesting waste mechanical energy for aircraft, automobile, and other transportation equipment.
Briefs: Materials
Additive Manufacturing Method for Sub-Microscale Three-Dimensional Structures
Applications include MEMS, microlattice fabrication, and other sub-microscale 3D structures with a broad range of materials.
Products: Test & Measurement
Vision-based 3D printing, network analyzers, particulate sensors, and more.
Briefs: Communications
Laser Radio Transmitter
This device transmits data via a semiconductor laser, opening the door to ultra-high-speed WiFi.
Q&A: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Lenan Zhang and his team at MIT developed a small, economical, highly efficient device to provide fresh drinking water using only the Sun for its energy input.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The technology could help in elder care with sensors throughout a home.
Articles: Medical
A wildfire-preventing gel; NASA's 3D tissue models, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The coating could make lightweight lithium metal batteries safe and long-lasting for the next generation of electric vehicles.
Briefs: Energy
A wearable energy harvesting device could generate energy from the swing of an arm while walking or jogging.
Briefs: Motion Control
Hardware and software tweak microwave patterns to discover the most efficient way to identify objects.
Articles: Materials
Surface treatments have limitations that demand attention early in the design process.
Briefs: Materials
The new body armor can safeguard against even more powerful firearms during combat.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This new 3D printer can print an object the size of an adult human in just a couple of hours.
Briefs: Materials
The coating protects parking decks, bridges, concrete piers, offshore platforms, buildings, and cooling towers.
Briefs: Materials
The adhesive that binds wet surfaces within seconds could be used to heal wounds or implant medical devices.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
These materials can be used in soft robotics, self-healing electronics, and medical devices.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The electrospun nanofibers are used for wound healing and 3D matrices for biological tissues.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
The newest PLCs can directly access Internet resources, much like a mobile device, to obtain information for improving operations.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A new method provides a more efficient, safer, and cost-effective way to produce cadmium telluride material for solar cells or other applications.
Briefs: Motion Control
Fuse devices enable circuit safety in high-power applications, such as motion control and alternative energy generation, in addition to electric vehicles.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
These carbon-based fillers can be used in thermally conductive clothing such as liquid-cooled garments.
Briefs: Imaging
This imaging technique could impact optical communications and signal processing.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This work could accelerate the development of flexible electronics.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The lasers are small and efficient enough to fit on a microchip.

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