An LED that can be integrated directly into computer chips

The advance could cut production costs and reduce the size of microelectronics for sensing and communication.

Daniel Ackerman | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 14, 2020 ~7 min

A cool advance in thermoelectric conversion

A quantum effect in topological semimetals demonstrated by MIT researchers could allow for the utilization of an untapped energy source.

Steve Nadis | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Dec. 11, 2020 ~7 min

Cracking the secrets of an emerging branch of physics

In a new realm of materials, PhD student Thanh Nguyen uses neutrons to hunt for exotic properties that could power real-world applications.

Leda Zimmerman | Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering • mit
Nov. 20, 2020 ~8 min

A new facet for germanium

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

Denis Paiste | Materials Research Laboratory • mit
Jan. 31, 2020 ~10 min

Mircea Dincă: Searching for materials that collect and store energy | MIT News

A lifelong fascination with chemistry has led to research on exotic new materials with environmental advantages.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
May 8, 2018 ~6 min

A new window into electron behavior | MIT News

Scientists invent technique to map energy and momentum of electrons beneath a material’s surface.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 16, 2017 ~9 min

Christine Wang receives American Association for Crystal Growth Award | MIT News

Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of crystal growth and epitaxy, the development of crystals for use in photonics, microelectronics, and more.

Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory • mit
Sept. 25, 2017 ~4 min

New faculty strengthen, broaden MIT’s energy expertise | MIT News

MIT's newest faculty bring a wide array of energy interests and developments to the Institute.

Francesca McCaffrey | MIT Energy Initiative • mit
Feb. 7, 2017 ~18 min

SMART electronics research | MIT News

Eugene Fitzgerald pursues new models for innovation in electronics as part of the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology.

Eric Brown | MIT Industrial Liaison Program • mit
Sept. 21, 2015 ~11 min

Silicon photonics meets the foundry | MIT News

Lionel Kimerling, Rajeev Ram, and other MIT researchers explore practical ways to bring optical interconnection toward and directly onto chips.

Eric Bender | MIT Industrial Liaison Program • mit
Sept. 8, 2015 ~8 min