Facility Focus: AR/AI
Learn about the aviation, space, cybersecurity, and engineering achievements happening at Embry-Riddle.
Briefs: Energy
Two-dimensional MXene provides fast redox and high-rate energy storage.
Briefs: Energy
This technology has potential as a portable power supply in several applications, including electric vehicles, cellphones, and wearable technology.
Briefs: Energy
A highly efficient and long-lasting solar flow battery generates, stores, and redelivers renewable electricity from the Sun in one device.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The discovery could enable lightweight, low-cost, long-lasting energy storage for electric vehicles, houses, and more.
Briefs: Energy
The material could pave the way for better, safer solid-state batteries.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A software makes industrial robots nimbler and almost as sensitive as human hands.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Charger ICs, backup units, power supplies, and more.
Briefs: Motion Control
The software can be integrated with existing hardware to aid people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These “living machines” hold potential for applications from medical treatments to improving the environment.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
Synthesized micro-robots can convert their mechanical motion into a means of self-propulsion in water.
5 Ws: Wearables
Imagine a tablet or Kindle that can display braille on command for the visually impaired.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A remotely controlled microswimmer could navigate the human body and aid in drug delivery.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
A new fabrication methodology addresses the need for a thin, double-sided circuitry board.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
A new fabrication technique helps improve the performance of flying micro-robots.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A 3D-printable elastomer yields soft, elastic objects that feel like human tissue.
Application Briefs: Aerospace
OPTIMISM, the full-scale engineering model of Perseverance, is helping NASA assess the risk of potential driving hazards on Mars.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Professor Jiwoong Park and his team have made a material that is crystalline in the X-Y direction, but amorphous in the Z direction.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Vibrating transducers create tunnels in a thin layer of oil to transport droplets across a chip without leaving a trace behind.
Briefs: Materials
Parts remain crack-free and defect-resistant, making them conducive for use in metal-based 3D-printing applications.
Briefs: Materials
The sulfolane-additive process yields easy fabrication, low cost, and long operating life.
Briefs: Materials
The synthetic material is soft but can withstand heavy loading with minimum wear and tear for engineering applications.
Briefs: Materials
Sensing is incorporated directly into an object’s material, with applications for assistive technology and “intelligent” furniture.
Briefs: Materials
The carbon fiber reinforced material can be repeatedly healed with heat.
Briefs: Materials
Inspired by barnacles, the paste provides an effective way to treat traumatic injuries and help control bleeding during surgery.
Briefs: Materials
Textiles and items of clothing can be converted into e-textiles without affecting their original properties.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This combination of technologies could enable developments for many optical applications.
Briefs: Imaging
Applications include aircraft-mounted and space-based interferometers, electronics fabrication, and military optics.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This new design overcomes a long-standing LED efficiency problem and can also transform it into a laser.

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