The advance could cut production costs and reduce the size of microelectronics for sensing and communication.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
A quantum effect in topological semimetals demonstrated by MIT researchers could allow for the utilization of an untapped energy source.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~7 min
In a new realm of materials, PhD student Thanh Nguyen uses neutrons to hunt for exotic properties that could power real-world applications.
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~8 min
New thermal photovoltaics reflect 99% of the energy they can't convert to electricity. They could help cut the price of storing renewable energy as heat.
Sept. 23, 2020 • ~7 min
MIT researchers grow perfectly shaped germanium tunnels on silicon oxide with controllable length.
Jan. 31, 2020 • ~10 min
Using 2D materials and 3D integration practices could take integrated chips beyond their limits and keep Moore's Law going indefinitely, researchers say.
Jan. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
Bending organic semiconductors can seriously up the speed of the electricity flowing through them, which could pave the way for better electronics.
Dec. 3, 2019 • ~3 min
A visualization of the electronic structure of semiconductors made with 2D materials may pave the way for quantum computers and better mobile devices.
July 23, 2019 • ~6 min
A new way to measure the efficiency of quantum dots could get them into things like solar cells and electronics faster.
April 11, 2019 • ~6 min
Researchers have found that certain organic semiconducting materials can transport spin faster than they conduct charge, a phenomenon which could eventually power faster, more energy-efficient computers.
March 26, 2019 • ~5 min