Reducing internal losses could pave the way to low-cost perovskite-based photovoltaics that match silicon cells’ output.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~9 min
The advance could improve energy efficiency of data centers and lighten the load for electronics-rich vehicles.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~5 min
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
Fabric samples are headed to the International Space Station for resiliency testing; possible applications include cosmic dust detectors or spacesuit smart skins.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~11 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
The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities out of the lab and into hospitals, airports, or other settings.
Nov. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
MorphSensor lets users digitally model an object’s form and electronic function in one integrated space.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~5 min
Building quantum computers underground or designing radiation-proof qubits may be needed, researchers find.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Everactive provides an industrial “internet of things” platform built on its battery-free sensors.
Aug. 20, 2020 • ~8 min