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Dipole Coil Resonant System Transfers Wireless Power At 5-meter Distance

[ Watch The Video: Wireless Power Transfer Reaches Five Meters ] The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) With a maximum output power of 209 W at 20 kHz, the Dipole Coil Resonant System can charge 40 smart phones...

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K-Glass Developed By Researchers At KAIST
2014-02-18 10:45:07

[ Watch the Video: Could Google Glass Have New Competition? ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed some Google Glass competition. The KAIST scientists created K-Glass, a head-mounted display (HMD) that enables users to find restaurants while checking out their menus. Essentially, the display is able to recognize a target object, and then display a 3D model to coincide along...

2013-12-03 14:02:57

A research team led by Professor Keon Jae Lee and Professor Yoon Sung Nam from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at KAIST has developed the biotemplated design of flexible piezoelectric energy harvesting device, called "nanogenerator." Nature has its own capabilities to spontaneously synthesize and self-assemble universal materials with sophisticated architectures such as shells, sea sponges, and bone minerals. For instance, the natural sea shell, consisting of calcium...

2013-02-13 14:45:31

The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI) have developed a wireless power transfer technology that can be applied to high capacity transportation systems such as railways, harbor freight, and airport transportation and logistics. The technology supplies 60 kHz and 180 kW of power remotely to transport vehicles at a stable, constant rate. KAIST and KRRI today successfully showcased the wireless power transfer technology...

2012-05-28 10:20:12

LONDON, May 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Results on http://www.topuniversities.com The rapid rise of a new generation of elite institutions is showcased in a new ranking of the world's leading universities under the age of 50. Asia claims a remarkable six of the top ten universities in the QS Top 50 Under 50 ranking, with CUHK and HKUST beating the UK's Warwick University to the top spots. 23 countries are represented, led by Australia with ten institutions,...

Power Generation Technology Based On Piezoelectric Nanocomposite Materials Developed By KAIST
2012-05-07 08:50:50

The team of Professor Keon Jae Lee (http://fand.kaist.ac.kr/) from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST, has developed new forms of low cost, large-area nanogenerator technology using the piezoelectric ceramic nanoparticles. Piezoelectric effects-based nanogenerator technology that converts existing sources of nonpolluting energies, such as vibrational and mechanical energy from the nature of wind and waves, into infinite electrical energy is drawing immense interest...

New Smart E-book System Is More Convenient Than Paper-based Books
2012-01-12 04:00:27

[ Watch the Video ] Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) announced this week that its research team headed by Professor Howon Lee from the IT Convergence Research Institute has developed a technology that will make reading on smartphones and tablet PCs easier than now. The technology, called the "Smart E-book System," allows users of smartphones and tablet PCs to effortlessly flip through the pages of an e-book or cross-reference its contents, just as they would...

Implantable, Flexible LED Detects Cancer
2011-09-19 08:50:04

  A KAIST research team has developed a new type of biocompatible and bendable GaN LED biosensor [ View the Video ] Can a flexible LED conformably placed on the human heart, situated on the corrugated surface of the human brain, or rolled upon the blood vessels, diagnose or even treat various diseases? These things might be a reality in the near future. The team of Professor Keon Jae Lee (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, KAIST) has developed a new concept: a...

2010-11-11 18:44:11

The KAIST and GIT team developed a power generation technology using bendable thin film nano-materials Can a heart implanted micro robot operate permanently? Can cell phones and tiny robots implanted in the heart operate permanently without having their batteries charged? It might sound like science fiction, but these things seem to be possible in the near future. The team of Prof. Keon Jae Lee (KAIST, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering) and Prof. Zhong Lin Wang (Georgia Institute of...

2010-03-16 06:19:00

SEOUL, South Korea, March 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A wirelessly charged electric vehicle went into service March 9 at the Seoul Grand Park in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province. Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology President Suh Nam-pyo attended a ceremony unveiling the vehicle held at the Park. Known as on-line electric vehicle (OLEV), the vehicle powered by electricity from an electrical charging strip planted about 5cm under the road surface, is in...

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2009-07-22 12:25:00

A state-financed South Korean technology university is seeking to become more internationally relevant in the technological advancements of the future.The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) began in 1971 as part of South Korea's effort to become more industrial.But the university's president, 73-year-old Suh Nam-Pyo sees a revolutionary new future for the institution."Korea can no longer develop its economy by following what everyone else has done already, because it...