Category - Electronics

Why Charging Your Phone At This Place Could Be Dangerous

We're all familiar with the sense of panic that comes when you realise your phone is about to die...

revanga|4 weeks ago Electronics

Scientists make strong, super-tough carbon sheets at low temperature

The team made the sheets by chemically stitching together platelets of graphitic carbon, which is si...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Optical, electrical bistability study sheds light on next-gen high speed data transfer

This week, in the Journal of Applied Physics, from AIP Publishing, a research team from the Universi...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Iron-rich lamellae in the semiconductor

There is often a pronounced symmetry when you look at the lattice of crystals: it doesn't matter whe...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Physicists uncover why nanomaterial loses superconductivity

The struggle to keep drinks cold during the summer is a lesson in classical phase transitions. To st...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Superconductor’s strange behavior results in new laboratory tool

The material in which the new quantum state was discovered is bismuth selenide, or Bi2Se3. This mate...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Nanomagnets levitate thanks to quantum physics

In collaboration with researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Munich, physicis...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Electrons moving in a magnetic field exhibit strange quantum behavior

The dynamic behavior of electrons in magnetic fields is crucial for understanding physical processes...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Trickling electrons: Close to absolute zero, the particles exhibit their quantum nature

Flowing water from a tap feels like a homogeneous medium -- it is impossible to distinguish between...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Transistor built from a molecule and a few atoms

Transistors have a channel region between two external contacts and an electrical gate electrode to...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

The thinnest photodetector in the world

Graphene is a fantastic material: It's conductive, thin (just one-atom thick), transparent and flexi...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Internet of things made simple: One sensor package does work of many

The plug-in sensor package they've developed monitors multiple phenomena in a room, including things...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Engineers invent smart microchip that can self-start and operate when battery runs out

Currently, batteries in IoT devices are much larger and up to three times more expensive than the si...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

A new spin in nano-electronics

For a long time, there has been one reliable rule of thumb in the world of information technology: T...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Graphene flakes for future transistors

"We have been able to observe two key phenomena by analysing the properties of graphene nanoflakes....

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Thermoelectric generator on glass fabric for wearable electronic devices

A team of KAIST researchers headed by Byung Jin Cho, a professor of electrical engineering, proposed...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Wireless power transfer achieved at 5-meter distance

Chun T. Rim, a professor of Nuclear & Quantum Engineering at KAIST, and his team showcased, on A...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Quartz powder for the battery of the future

The lithium-sulphur battery is considered a promising candidate for future energy storage devices: T...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Fast charging cycles make batteries age more quickly: X-ray study images damage in lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are very common because they possess a high charge density. Typically the stor...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics

Unveiling distribution of defects in proton conductors

Lowering the operating temperature to an "intermediate" range of 300-500°C would, in effect, enable...

Calvin300010|3 months ago Electronics