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Briefs: Nanotechnology
Color changes of gold nanoparticles under the skin reveal concentration changes of substances in the body.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Researchers have developed a millimeter-thick accelerometer.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
Briefs: Wearables
Nearly 100% of all-carbon-based transistors are reclaimed while retaining future functionality of the materials.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The new photonic architecture could transform digital communications, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.
Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Learn about tooling challenges and other considerations when designing micro-optics, including metrology equipment capabilities, and post-molding assembly.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The thruster provides a low-cost, extremely efficient propulsion source for miniature satellites.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This affordable, scalable sensor could be a vital tool in the fight against air pollution and its associated health risks.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This method increases burn rate of solid propellants.
Briefs: Materials
A new method could jump-start the creation of tiny medical devices for the body.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
Programmed magnetic nanobeads are used to detect the virus in 55 minutes or less.
Briefs: Energy
Bioinspired cellulose nanofibrils can be controlled by electricity.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This technology provides highly efficient grid-scale electricity storage at a fifth of the cost of current storage technologies.
Special Reports: Energy
Advanced Materials & Coatings - May 2021

New diamond super-material enhances military aircraft survivability…a gold film gives robots “chameleon skin”…shape-shifting nanomaterial offers exciting biotech...

INSIDER: Nanotechnology

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have a huge potential for providing devices with much smaller size and extended functionalities with respect to what can be achieved with...

INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Two-dimensional materials can be used to create smaller, high-performance transistors than the ones traditionally made of silicon, according to Professor Saptarshi Das of...

Blog: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Taking inspiration from the insect, Tufts researchers created light-activated composite devices that execute precise, visible movements and form complex three-dimensional shapes, like a "photonic sunflower. "
Briefs: Medical
Ultrasound is used to deliver antibodies to treat cancers, infectious diseases, and rheumatoid arthritis.
Briefs: Energy
These robust supercapacitors still work when stretched to eight times their original size.
Briefs: Materials
This invention holds potential for a range of biomedical applications, from controlled-release drug delivery to tissue engineering.
Special Reports: Unmanned Systems
Aerospace & Defense Sensing - April 2021

A microwave radiation sensor offers 100,000 times greater sensitivity...Nature-inspired sensors help autonomous machines to see better...New accelerometers aid the development of Electric Vertical...

Technology Leaders: Imaging
Powerful, tiny cameras provide unique streaming-video solutions for NASA robots and defense applications.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The virtual event offers a mix of live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions, online networking and special events.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
The invention can become color-changing “artificial muscle.”
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This method is an important step towards smaller, more advanced, environmentally friendly electronics.
Briefs: Materials
The material is designed for high-temperature applications in aircraft, building insulation, personal protective clothing, industrial, and automotive.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
This method obtains high-color-purity 3D objects using a new class of nanoparticles.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Light-emitting diodes — LEDs — are important in many more applications than just illumination. These light sources are useful in microelectronics too. Smartphones, for example,...

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