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Ultrathin 3-D-Printed Films Convert Energy of One Form into Another

MIT researchers have developed a simple, low-cost method to 3-D print ultrathin films with high-performing “piezoelectric” properties, which could be used for...
Piezoelectrics

Today`s Highest Quality Composite-Piezoelectric Developed at NUST MISIS

Piezoelectrics are one of the world`s most amazing materials. It is possible to literally squeeze electricity from them. That is, an electric charge appears at the time of the material`s compression (or stretching)....
Biodegradable Sensor

Biodegradable Sensor Monitors Pressure in the Body then Disappears

UConn engineers have created a biodegradable pressure sensor that could help doctors monitor chronic lung disease, swelling of the brain, and other medical conditions...
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Acoustic Device Makes Piezoelectrics Sing to a Different Tune

In today’s “internet of things,” devices connect primarily over short ranges at high speeds, an environment in which surface acoustic wave (SAW) devices have...
Piezoelectric Tiles

Piezoelectric Tiles Light the Way for Kennedy Space Center Visitors

New technology that could be used in self-powered smart cities of the future will soon be demonstrated at the NASA Kennedy Space Center’s Visitor...
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Leaving Lead Behind

An advance in fabrication technology has greatly improved the material quality and performance of thin films of a lead-free ‘piezoelectric’ material1. This development by...
Piezoelectric materials

Piezoelectrics Stretch Their Potential with a Method for Flexible Sticking

Piezoelectric materials are used for applications ranging from the spark igniter in barbeque grills to the transducers needed by medical ultrasound imaging. Thin-film piezoelectrics,...
flexible sensor

Flexible Sensors can Detect Movement in GI Tract

Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have built a flexible sensor that can be rolled up and swallowed. Upon ingestion, the sensor...
High-speed switching

High-Speed Switching for Ultrafast Electromechanical Switches and Sensors

Piezo micro electro mechanical systems (piezoMEMS) are miniaturized devices exhibiting piezoelectricity, i.e., the appearance of an electric charge under applied mechanical stress. These devices...
X-ray Pulses

Abrupt Motion Sharpens X-ray Pulses

A team of theoretical and experimental physicists lead by the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics (MPIK) has developed and realized a method to...
quantum

Advancing Quantum Technology in 40 Picoseconds

Linran Fan (Engineering and Applied Science) is first author of an article published in Nature Photonics that presents a significant breakthrough in quantum communications...
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Magnetoelectric Memory Cell Increases Energy Efficiency for Data Storage

Today’s computers provide storage of tremendous quantities of information with extremely large data densities, but writing and retrieving this information expends a lot of...
pacemakers

The Heart: A Tomb for Tiny Pacemakers? Not If We Make...

Like conventional pacemakers, tiny new leadless pacemakers are designed to work for about 12 years. But because these devices are placed inside the heart —...
Magnetoelectric

International Collaboration Leads to New High-performance Materials

Magnetoelectric materials, which convert magnetism to electricity and vice-versa, are promising for sensors, computer memory, wireless data transmission and charging, and biomedical tools, such...
nanomaterials

X-ray Imaging and Computer Modeling Help Map Electric Properties of Nanomaterials

With the tap of your finger, your tablet comes to life – thanks to tiny force sensors and accelerometers that contain piezoelectric materials. These materials...
ultrasonic transducers

Heat-resistant Ultrasonic Transducers

Technical systems must be regularly checked for defects, such as cracks. Up to now, piezo sensors measuring pressure, force or voltage have been used...
dengue virus

New chip is developed to detect dengue virus

The epidemiological statistics for mosquito-borne diseases are staggering. In Brazil, according to the Ministry of Health’s Surveillance Department (SVS-MS), about 1.5 million cases of...
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Good Vibrations: No Heat Needed for Ultrasonic Dryers

With support from the Energy Department’s Building Technologies Office, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and GE Appliances are changing the way Americans do laundry with...
magnets

Powered by Magnets, Energy Harvester Converts Wasted Heat into Electricity

Researchers at Virginia Tech have built a device that uses a pair of magnets and a piezoelectric lever to convert wasted heat to useful...
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Material Can Turn Sunlight, Heat and Movement Into Electricity — All...

Many forms of energy surround you: sunlight, the heat in your room and even your own movements. All that energy -- normally wasted --...