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Electronics & Semiconductors

Greener electronics being developed to reduce unsustainably high levels of e-waste

Greener sensors, circuit boards and other electronic devices are being developed by EU researchers to reduce unsustainably high levels of e-waste.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Information-hiding camera: Optical technology conceals data in plain sight

Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed an innovative information-hiding camera to optically transform and conceal input images into ordinary-looking patterns, providing a powerful solution ...

Engineering

Researchers develop permeable carbon fiber based thermoelectric film with improved EMI shielding

Thermoelectric technology, which enables the direct conversion of heat into electricity, has emerged as a promising alternative energy source. Notably, this technology can efficiently convert body heat into electrical energy, ...

Engineering

MEMS Huygens clock improves timekeeping precision and stability

In a significant development for the miniaturization of electronic devices, a study published in Engineering has reported the creation of a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) clock that offers improved precision and stability. ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

New quantum random number generator achieves 2 Gbit/s speed

The reliable generation of random numbers has become a central component of information and communications technology. In fact, random number generators, algorithms or devices that can produce random sequences of numbers, ...

Engineering

Researchers demonstrate the first chip-based 3D printer

Imagine a portable 3D printer you could hold in the palm of your hand. The tiny device could enable a user to rapidly create customized, low-cost objects on the go, like a fastener to repair a wobbly bicycle wheel or a component ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

New electronic skin mimics human touch with 3D architecture

Created by nature, the human skin shows powerful sensing capabilities that have been pursued by scientists for a very long time. However, it is challenging for today's technologies to replicate the spatial arrangement of ...