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  • Exploring interactions of light and matter

    Juejun Hu pushes the frontiers of optoelectronics for biological imaging, communications, and consumer electronics.

    June 30, 2020

  • Lincoln Lab transfers integrated circuit process to industry

    Fabrication technique will enable SkyWater Technology to manufacture a range of electronics that can withstand harsh radiation environments.

    June 25, 2020

  • Newly observed phenomenon could lead to new quantum devices

    Exotic states called Kohn anomalies could offer clues to why some materials have the electronic properties they do.

    June 12, 2020

  • Engineers put tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses on a single chip

    The design could advance the development of small, portable AI devices.

    June 8, 2020

  • Carbon nanotube transistors make the leap from lab to factory floor

    Technique paves the way for more energy efficient, 3D microprocessors.

    June 1, 2020

  • 3 Questions: The rapidly unfolding future of smart fabrics

    Soon, your clothes may be able to monitor your vital signs, analyze the results, and warn you of health risks.

    May 8, 2020

  • Researchers map tiny twists in “magic-angle” graphene

    Results could help designers engineer high-temperature superconductors and quantum computing devices.

    May 7, 2020

  • Dirty carbon reveals a sophisticated side

    Coal could someday be used to make a variety of useful devices, researchers suggest.

    April 27, 2020

  • Sensors woven into a shirt can monitor vital signs

    Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.

    April 23, 2020

  • 3Q: Robert Macfarlane on cleaning your smartphone screen

    Materials scientist explores why some household cleaners could harm the protective coating on a smartphone screen.

    April 13, 2020

  • Sprayable user interfaces

    CSAIL’s SprayableTech system lets users create large-scale interactive surfaces with sensors and displays using airbrushed inks.

    April 8, 2020

  • Engineers 3D print soft, rubbery brain implants

    Technique may enable speedy, on-demand design of softer, safer neural devices.

    March 30, 2020

  • Integrating electronics onto physical prototypes

    In place of flat “breadboards,” 3D-printed CurveBoards enable easier testing of circuit design on electronics products.

    March 3, 2020

  • Cryptographic “tag of everything” could protect the supply chain

    Tiny, battery-free ID chip can authenticate nearly any product to help combat losses to counterfeiting.

    February 20, 2020

  • Engineers mix and match materials to make new stretchy electronics

    Next-generation devices made with new “peel and stack” method may include electronic chips worn on the skin.

    February 5, 2020

  • A new facet for germanium

    MIT researchers grow perfectly shaped germanium tunnels on silicon oxide with controllable length.

    January 31, 2020

  • Powering the planet

    Fikile Brushett and his team are designing electrochemical technology to secure the planet’s energy future.

    January 29, 2020

  • MIT graduate students lead conference on microsystems and nanotechnology

    Student committee puts together research showcase while balancing coursework, qualifying exams, and extracurriculars.

    January 22, 2020

  • How to verify that quantum chips are computing correctly

    A new method determines whether circuits are accurately executing complex operations that classical computers can’t tackle.

    January 13, 2020

  • MIT researchers realize “ideal” kagome metal electronic structure

    Newly synthesized compound of iron and tin atoms in 1-to-1 ratio displays unique behavior.

    December 12, 2019