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Electronics & Semiconductors

A design to improve the resilience and electrical performance thin metal film based electrodes

Flexible electrodes, electronic components that conduct electricity, are of key importance for the development of numerous wearable technologies, including smartwatches, fitness trackers and health monitoring devices. Ideally, ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Pumping perovskites into a semiconductor platform

Fluid injection of perovskite semiconductors creates microwires to build different optoelectronic devices on a single silicon chip.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Data transfer system connects silicon chips with a hair's-width cable

Researchers have developed a data transfer system that can transmit information 10 times faster than a USB. The new link pairs high-frequency silicon chips with a polymer cable as thin a strand of hair. The system may one ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Imec demonstrates 20-nm pitch line/space resist imaging with high-NA EUV interference lithography

Imec reports for the first time the use of a 13.5-nm, high-harmonic-generation source for the printing of 20-nm pitch line/spaces using interference lithographic imaging of an Inpria metal-oxide resist under high-numerical-aperture ...

Engineering

Attachable skin monitors that wick the sweat away

A new preparation technique fabricates thin, silicone-based patches that rapidly wick water away from the skin. The technique could reduce the redness and itching caused by wearable biosensors that trap sweat beneath them. ...

Engineering

Exploring unknown environments with ultrasound

Many underground liquid-filled environments are difficult to access for humans—think of deep underground oil wells or water distribution systems. Even with modern cutting-edge technologies, it is difficult to map these ...