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Wireless Device Turns 'Lost' Energy Into Electric Power
2013-11-07 14:28:49

Using inexpensive materials configured and tuned to capture microwave signals, researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have designed a power-harvesting device with efficiency similar to that of modern solar panels.

Theory And Practice Is Key To Optimized Broadband, Low-loss Optical Metamaterials
2013-03-28 16:14:39

The union of theory and practice makes broadband, low-loss optical devices practical, which is why two groups of Penn State engineers collaborated to design optical metamaterials that have custom applications that are easily manufactured.

2013-03-19 15:06:11

Researchers at the University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) have created an artificial material, a metamaterial, with optical properties that can be controlled by electric signals.

Cheap, Efficient Sensor Could Revolutionize Airport Security
2013-01-18 12:57:32

Duke University Engineers have developed a sensor for technologies like airport security scanners that is more efficient, versatile and cheaper.


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