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Articles: Materials
Products of Tomorrow: June 2020
Nature-Inspired Energy Tech, Superelastic Tires, Wearable Supercapacitors, and more...
A novel plate-cell architecture reaches the theoretical limit of performance.
White Papers: Nanotechnology
Introduction to 3D Printing with PµSL

Small devices that require high precision, high resolution, and high accuracy are all around us. From the electronic connectors in cellphones to the tiny valves in medical pumps, these devices aren’t...

The material consists solely of components that have already been shown to work well in the body.
A ceramic sensor could be embedded into structures such as bridges and aircraft to monitor their health.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Mobile, Wearable EEG Device with Nanowire Sensors
This low-cost electroencephalogram (EEG) device provides research-grade signal quality.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Electric Nanoscale Device Sees Through Walls
Applications include imaging, sensing, wireless communications, and medical treatments.
This diagnostic device allows doctors to detect cancer quickly from a droplet of blood or plasma.

A new manufacturing process could produce flexible electronics for things like virtual reality-enabled contact lenses, solar-powered skins that mold to the contours of your car, and...

Wearable tech and electronic cloth may be the way of the future, but to get there the wiring needs to be strong, flexible, and efficient.

Microelectronics like semiconductor devices are at the heart of the technologies we use each day. As we move into an era where we are stretching the limits of Moore’s Law, it is...

Facility Focus: Robotics, Automation & Control
Facility Focus: California Institute of Technology
See some of the world-changing tools and technologies launched by Caltech scientists, from earthquake monitoring to helping the blind see.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
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.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Soft, Flexible Materials with Enhanced Properties
These materials can be used in soft robotics, self-healing electronics, and medical devices.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Method for Electrospinning Customizable Nanofibers
The electrospun nanofibers are used for wound healing and 3D matrices for biological tissues.
These carbon-based fillers can be used in thermally conductive clothing such as liquid-cooled garments.
This imaging technique could impact optical communications and signal processing.
Researchers have developed new nanoscale technology to image and measure more of the stresses and strains on materials under high pressures.
The technology could enable remote control of drug delivery, sensing, and other medical applications.
This technology could impact new directions in robotics design.
Facility Focus: Test & Measurement
Facility Focus: Army Test and Evaluation Command
The Army Test and Evaluation Command provides essential information to acquisition decision-makers and commanders.
Briefs: Materials
Production Method for High-Performance Polymer
A new composite nanoparticle catalyst produces a polymer to make body armor and other high-performance fabrics.
This process turns carbon dioxide into carbon nanotubes with small diameters.
Briefs: Materials
Intelligent Microrobots
Such machines, only a few tens of micrometers across, could be used in the human body to perform small operations.
A fun way to show the robustness of a soft robot? Swat it.
A nanoantenna-enabled detector boosts the usable signal of a thermal infrared camera by up to three times.
Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Additive Manufacturing of Precision Optics at Micro and Nanoscale
AM is an especially good fit for products that require a high level of customization.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Thin Heat Shield for Superfast Aircraft
A carbon nanotube heat shield can better protect extremely fast aircraft.
This microbot can walk on land, swim, and walk underwater.

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