Electronics & Semiconductors

Compliant and conductive carbon nanomaterial for on-skin electronics

A soft and flexible electronic "e-skin," so sensitive it can detect the minute temperature difference between an inhaled and an exhaled breath, could form the basis of a new form of on-skin biosensor. The ultrathin material ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Miniature and durable spectrometer for wearable applications

Researchers have developed a wafer-thin chip-scale spectrometer that is suitable for wearable applications. The robust gallium nitride lab-on-a-chip device can also withstand harsh environments with severe radiation, such ...

Engineering

Protons fix a long-standing issue in silicon carbide electronics

Silicon carbide (SiC) is a semiconductor material that outperforms pure silicon-based semiconductors in several applications. Used mostly in power inverters, motor drives, and battery chargers, SiC devices offer benefits ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Researchers realize a high-speed uni-traveling-carrier photodiode

Photodiodes with high speed and efficiency are particularly advantageous to the exponential growth of data communication traffic. However, vertical detector design still faces difficulties in improving high responsivity while ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Building a 900-pixel imaging sensor using an atomically thin material

A team of researchers at Penn State University has developed a 900-pixel imaging sensor using an atomically thin material. In their paper published in the journal Nature Materials, the group describes how they built their ...

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