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