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Shoe Power Generator, Embedded in the Sole of a Shoe, Harvest Energy

Dr. Ville Kaajakari, assistant professor of electrical engineering at Louisiana Tech University has developed a technology that harvests power from a small generator embedded in the sole of a shoe. Kaajakari’s innovative technology, developed at Louisiana Tech’s Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM), is based on new voltage regulation circuits that efficiently …

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Scientists Demonstrate World’s Fastest Graphene Transistor; Holds Promise for Improving Performance of Transistors

In a just-published paper in the magazine Science, IBM researchers demonstrated a radio-frequency graphene transistor with the highest cut-off frequency achieved so far for any graphene device — 100 billion cycles/second (100 GigaHertz). This accomplishment is a key milestone for the Carbon Electronics for RF Applications (CERA) program funded by …

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Graphene Used To Create World’s Smallest Transistor

Researchers have used the world’s thinnest material to create the world’s smallest transistor, one atom thick and ten atoms wide. Reporting their peer-reviewed findings in the journal Science, Dr Kostya Novoselov and Professor Andre Geim from The School of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Manchester show that graphene …

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New Power Source For Portable Electronic Devices

Microfluidic fuel cells could provide the necessary energy to provide continuous power to remote sensors, mobile phones and laptops, according to a University of Southampton student, who will graduate on July 17. Microfluidics deals with the behavior, precise control and manipulation of fluids that are geometrically constrained to a small, …

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