2020-07-16 - Bill Schweber

“Wideband” still elusive in electronic noses

There have been many innovations in electronic “noses,” but none can come close to the broad spectral-sensing range of the…

2020-06-12 - Leti

Researchers break throughput record for LiFi using single GaN blue μ-LED

Data-transmission rate of 7.7Gbps positions Lifi as possible replacement for Wi-Fi with further R&D and industrial standardization to ensure interoperability…

2020-06-05 - Gina Roos

DARPA programs: Advancing technology from quantum computing to passive 3D sensors

Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, the U.S. DARPA continues to work on advancing technologies and new programs. Let's look…

2020-05-13 - Bill Schweber

Terahertz waves and acoustic modulation: A datalink “Odd Couple”?

Researchers have mixed two radically different forms of energy waves, using laser-generated acoustic pulses to modulate terahertz waves generated by…

2019-09-30 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

The need for Gate Driver ICs for motion control

The increase in the adoption of engine control, smart grid and smart home technology and the increased need for high…

2017-08-15 - KAIST

Share app functions across devices

Virtualisation enables existing applications to share their functionality without modification, delivering a scenario more powerful than Apple's Handover feature.

- MIT

Tiny terahertz laser redirects 80% of light

Since most terahertz radiation applications require directed light, researchers have found a way to redirect most of the light that…

2017-08-03 - Panasonic

Sensors detect driver drowsiness

Panasonic's technology detects and predicts a driver's drowsiness using non-contact measurement of blinking features and facial expressions.

2017-07-31 - Arizona State University

RNA circuits induce cells to carry out computations

The circuit designs, which resemble conventional electronic circuits, self-assemble in bacterial cells, allowing them to sense incoming messages and respond…

2017-07-19 - Vivek Nanda

Battery-free cellphone eliminates A-D to save power

The cellphone is the first battery-free phone that can send and receive calls by harvesting either ambient light or radio…