Gallium nitride electronics could drastically cut energy usage in data centers, consumer devices.
Partnership of government, industry, and academia will pursue integration of optical devices with electronics.
New instrument is small enough to function within a smartphone, enabling portable light analysis.
Lionel Kimerling, Rajeev Ram and other MIT researchers explore practical ways to bring optical interconnection towards and directly onto chips.
Startup brings nonstick coating to consumer goods packaging in major licensing deal.
From Scientific American Español: At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a research group lead by a Colombian-American is developing a revolutionary X-ray source that, for medical applications, allows capturing detailed images of veins and arteries without contrast media.
New ultralow-power circuit improves efficiency of energy harvesting to more than 80 percent.
Paper reports demonstration of a low-cost, micro and nanotechnology-enabled, quasi-monochromatic X-ray source to capture absorption images of low-Z material structures such as soft tissue without any contrast media.
Prototype boosts production of versatile fibers fourfold, while cutting energy consumption by 92 percent.
Tabletop setup provides more nuanced picture of heat production in microelectronics.
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