MTL News

Pat Burkhart and Debb Hodges-Pabon honored with Infinite Mile Awards

April 15, 2015

Awards ceremony to take place on May 19th in the Grier Room from 3-5PM

Tunneling across a tiny gap

April 9, 2015

"Phonon tunneling" explains heat flow across nanometer-wide gaps, study finds.

Better sensors for medical imaging, contraband detection

April 8, 2015

Magnetic-field detector is 1,000 times more efficient than its predecessors.

Analysis sees many promising pathways for solar photovoltaic power

March 26, 2015

New study identifies the promise and challenges facing large-scale deployment of solar photovoltaics.

New kind of "tandem" solar cell developed

March 24, 2015

Researchers combine two types of photovoltaic material to make a cell that harnesses more sunlight.

With New Nonstick Coating, the Wait, and Waste, Is Over

March 23, 2015

A coating developed by a start-up company, LiquiGlide, makes the inside of a bottle permanently wet, allowing viscous fluids like ketchup to pour out easily.

Daniel and Kong faculty promotions announced in EECS

March 20, 2015

Electrospray thruster makes small satellites more capable

March 11, 2015

MIT spinout's electric-propulsion system improves maneuverability of small satellites.

MTL Day at Qualcomm

February 25, 2015

MTL Visit to Qualcomm: January 15, 2015

Radio chip for the "Internet of things"

February 23, 2015

Circuit that reduces power leakage when transmitters are idle could greatly extend battery life.

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