Engineering

Converting Wi-Fi signals to electricity with new 2-D materials

Imagine a world where smartphones, laptops, wearables, and other electronics are powered without batteries. Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have taken a step in that direction, with the first fully flexible device that ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

A system for the nonreciprocal transmission of microwave acoustic waves

Acoustic waves have been found to be highly versatile and promising carriers of information between chip-based electronic devices. This characteristic is ideal for the development of a number of electronic components, including ...

Engineering

An operational amplifier fabricated using a 2-D semiconductor

Analog electronics are electronic systems that operate with currents and voltages that continuously change over time, rather than switching only between two levels, like digital electronics. Most existing analog devices are ...

Engineering

Engineers harvest Wi-Fi signals to power small electronics

With the rise of the digital age, the amount of Wi-Fi sources to transmit information wirelessly between devices has grown exponentially. This results in the widespread use of the 2.4GHz radio frequency that Wi-Fi uses, with ...

Consumer & Gadgets

CTA announces availability of Ripple—an open radar API standard

Officials at the Consumer Technology Association have announced the development and availability of Ripple, an open radar API standard. The API is being presented as an industry standard for the interoperability of hardware ...

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