Fabric samples are headed to the International Space Station for resiliency testing; possible applications include cosmic dust detectors or spacesuit smart skins.
today • ~11 min
chemistry electronics nasa research graduate-postdoctoral media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-engineering school-of-science 3-questions research-laboratory-of-electronics materials-science-and-engineering dmse space-astronomy-and-planetary-science
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
electronics lasers research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs research-laboratory-of-electronics mit-schwarzman-college-of-computing
New technique provides a means of interconnection between processors, opening the way to a complete quantum computing platform.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~5 min
quantum-computing research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs research-laboratory-of-electronics lincoln-laboratory
Researchers devise an on-off system that allows high-fidelity operations and interconnection between processors.
July 29, 2020 • ~7 min
physics quantum-computing research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs research-laboratory-of-electronics lincoln-laboratory
Magnetic nanodiscs can be activated by an external magnetic field, providing a research tool for studying neural responses.
July 19, 2020 • ~7 min
neuroscience research school-of-engineering school-of-science research-laboratory-of-electronics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse mcgovern-institute defense-advanced-research-projects-agency-darpa department-of-defense-dod
MIT engineers develop a hybrid process that connects photonics with “artificial atoms,” to produce the largest quantum chip of its type.
July 8, 2020 • ~7 min
electronics photonics quantum-computing research school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology research-laboratory-of-electronics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology
Method could shed light on nitric oxide’s role in the neural, circulatory, and immune systems.
June 29, 2020 • ~8 min
neuroscience research school-of-engineering school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences research-laboratory-of-electronics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology materials-science-and-engineering dmse chemical-engineering mcgovern-institute
New roll-to-roll production method could enable lightweight, flexible solar devices and a new generation of display screens.
June 5, 2020 • ~6 min
graphene solar research renewable-energy school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs research-laboratory-of-electronics civil-and-environmental-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology optoelectronics
Technique paves the way for more energy efficient, 3D microprocessors.
June 1, 2020 • ~8 min
electronics manufacturing research carbon-nanotubes school-of-engineering electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs computer-science-and-technology research-laboratory-of-electronics nanoscience-and-nanotechnology
“Gold standard” material for generating oxygen from water divulges its molecular mechanisms.
May 21, 2020 • ~5 min
chemistry research school-of-engineering research-laboratory-of-electronics materials-science-and-engineering dmse mit-energy-initiative energy-storage
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