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Wireless Internet

Antennas for Extremely Fast Wireless Internet

NWO has granted a Take-off feasibility study for the start-up of the new spin-off MaxWaves, whicaimsh  to commercialize new wireless technology to enable extremely fast...
laser system

Designing Laser Systems Made Easy

The Adlershof-based BeamXpert GmbH is developing software for real-time simulation of laser propagation in optical systems. It supports developers designing laser systems. Its two...
metabolic syndrome

New Computational Tool Reveals Subtypes of Metabolic Syndrome in Mice

Scientists at TU/e have developed a new computational model that accurately predicts the gradual, long-term progression of metabolic syndrome in mice. This disease affects...
Mechanochemistry

If Solubility Is the Problem – Mechanochemistry Is the Solution

Chemists from TU Dresden synthesize supersized nanographenes with ball milling Chemist Dr. Lars Borchardt and his team at TU Dresden recently achieved a huge breakthrough...
heart valves

Belly Helps Cultured Heart Valve to Finally Find Its Shape

For over fifteen years, scientists have been looking for the golden formula to grow heart valves using body cells. Now a method finally seems...
flexible fibre composites

Smart Materials for Robotics and Prostheses: New Research Training Group Investigates...

Dresden-based researchers strive to develop a completely novel class of materials, integrating actuators and sensors into flexible fibre composites.  To this purpose, the German...
nanotransistor

Innovative Nanotransistor for Easy Measurement of Electrolyte Concentration in Blood

Testing the blood of patients that doctors believe may be suffering from an electrolyte imbalance is usually a major effort because various selective tests...
optical microscopy

Stagediving with Biomolecules Improves Optical Microscopy

The resolution of conventional optical microscopy is limited by the fundamental physical principle of diffraction to about one half of the wavelength of the...
surgery robot

New Robot for Skull Base Surgery Is Very Accurate and Alleviates...

Drilling out a hole in the skull base has to be done with great precision and often takes many hours. It is an intervention...
Coffee filter

‘Coffee Filter’ Helps Make New Cancer Drug 1000 Times Cheaper

Tamoxifen is known world-wide as a blockbuster chemotherapeutic drug for the treatment of breast cancer, but it is not always effective. Before it can...
Microsensor

New Microsensor Enables Kidney Dialysis to Be Customized

Kidney failure makes around two million people worldwide dependent on kidney dialysis to clean their blood. A tube is connected to a blood vessel...
Graphics processing units

Keeping GPUs Young

Graphics processing units are not only used for displaying graphics. Today, they are frequently used for particularly challenging calculations – for example in scientific...
Nanostructures

Nanostructures Made of Previously Impossible Material

When you bake a cake, you can combine the ingredients in almost any proportions, and they will still always be able to mix together....
silicon quantum

Quantum Race Accelerates Development of Silicon Quantum Chip

The worldwide race to create more, better and reliable quantum processors is progressing fast, as a team of TU Delft scientists led by Professor...
2D material

Combining Spintronics and Nanophotonics in 2D Material

The research revolved around a nano-construction consisting of two components: an extremely thin silver thread, and a 2D material called tungsten disulfide. The researchers...
virtual coach

TU Delft Develops Virtual Coach for Patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

In the future, a virtual coach could make a positive contribution to the therapy of people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), such as war...
Li-Ion Batteries

In Search of Better Li-Ion Batteries and Alternatives

Confusing times "We are living in confusing times when it comes to batteries and energy storage", says TU Delft's Prof. Fokko Mulder. In his view,...
silicon-based sensor

New Sensor for Measuring Electric Field Strength

Accurately measuring electric fields is important in a variety of applications, such as weather forecasting, process control on industrial machinery, or ensuring the safety...
Electricity and magnetism

Using Electricity to Switch Magnetism

It’s not exactly a new revelation that electricity and magnetism are closely linked. And yet, magnetic and electrical effects have been studied separately for...
semiconductor

TU Wien Develops New Semiconductor Processing Technology

Extremely fine porous structures with tiny holes – resembling a kind of sponge at nano level – can be generated in semiconductors. This opens...