Researchers generate terahertz laser with laughing gas

Device may enable “T-ray vision” and better wireless communication.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office | Nov. 14, 2019 | mit
~10 mins   

Tags: energy mathematics physics research school-of-science wireless national-science-foundation-nsf department-of-defense-dod

Antenna system developed at Lincoln Laboratory aims to improve wireless communications

In-band full-duplex techniques applied to a phased-array antenna may provide a tenfold speedup in data transmit and receive rates while supporting a rapidly increasing number of wireless devices.

Dorothy Ryan | Lincoln Laboratory | Oct. 21, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: lincoln-laboratory communications wireless research

SMART develops a way to commercially manufacture integrated silicon III-V chips

New method from MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore paves the way for improved optoelectronic and 5G devices.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology | Oct. 3, 2019 | mit
~5 mins   

Tags: singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart research materials-science-and-engineering computer-science-and-technology electronics wireless optoelectronics manufacturing dmse


Photovoltaic-powered sensors for the “internet of things”

RFID-based devices work in indoor and outdoor lighting conditions, and communicate at greater distances.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Sept. 27, 2019 | mit
~8 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology sensors wireless photovoltaics solar chemical-engineering mechanical-engineering internet-of-things electrical-engineering-computer-science-eecs school-of-engineering


Making wireless communication more energy efficient

Along with studying theory, "it's also important to me that the work we are doing will help to solve real-world problems,” says LIDS student Omer Tanovic.

Greta Friar | Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems | July 3, 2019 | mit
~10 mins   

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Robots track moving objects with unprecedented precision

System uses RFID tags to home in on targets; could benefit robotic manufacturing, collaborative drones, and other applications.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office | Feb. 18, 2019 | mit
~7 mins   

Tags: research computer-science-and-technology algorithms media-lab wireless sensors robots robotics drones school-of-architecture-and-planning national-science-foundation-nsf


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