MTL News

April 24, 2018

Integrating optical components into existing chip designs

Technique would allow addition of optical communication components to existing chips with little modification of their designs.

April 10, 2018

Shireen Warnock receives Best Student Paper Award at the International Reliability Physics Symposium

Shireen's PhD thesis research advances understanding on the physics of dielectric reliability in gallium nitride power transistors.

April 10, 2018

Faculty promotion for Ruonan Han

Han promoted to Associate Professor without tenure

March 21, 2018

Flickr Update: CICS/MTL Reception at ISSCC2018

February 13, 2018

March 7, 2018

Insulator or superconductor? Physicists find graphene is both

When rotated at a "magic angle," graphene sheets can form an insulator or a superconductor.

March 2, 2018

Vladimir Bulovic named inaugural director of MIT.nano

Former MTL Director has been intimately involved in MIT.nano since its conception over six years ago.

February 22, 2018

Jeehwan Kim, of Mechanical Engineering, promoted to Associate Professor

Remote epitaxy technology cited as "game changer"

February 20, 2018

Seeking materials that match the brain

Polina Anikeeva explores ways to make neural probes that are compatible with delicate biological tissues.

February 14, 2018

Neural networks everywhere

New chip reduces neural networks' power consumption by up to 95 percent, making them practical for battery-powered devices.

February 13, 2018

Energy-efficient encryption for the internet of things

Special-purpose chip reduces power consumption of public-key encryption by 99.75 percent, increases speed 500-fold.

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