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Latest Piezoelectricity Stories

2013-01-25 10:12:24

At the heart of computing are tiny crystals that transmit and store digital information’s ones and zeroes.

Scientists Create Powerful, Microscale Actuator That Can Flex Like A Finger
2012-12-17 11:06:55

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an elegant and powerful new microscale actuator that can flex like a tiny beckoning finger.

General Electric Creates New Way To Keep Laptops, Mobile Devices Cool
2012-12-12 15:22:04

General Electric has found a new way to keep laptops and mobile devices cool, while searching out a way to keep jet engines from overheating.

2012-10-10 04:01:17

Industry Veteran to Lead Technical Efforts as Company Begins Expansion Phase Ithaca, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 Dr.

New Surgical Tool Enables Superhuman Precision
2012-09-28 10:09:06

Even the most skilled and steady surgeons experience minute, almost imperceptible hand tremors when performing delicate tasks.

Energy Converted And Stored In Single Unit Using Self-charging Power Cell
2012-08-21 14:42:59

Researchers have developed a self-charging power cell that directly converts mechanical energy to chemical energy, storing the power until it is released as electrical current.

2012-07-28 23:01:38

Piezo scanning stage specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P provides a low-cost, very compact piezo XY-positioner / scanner for image stabilization and resolution enhancement by pixel sub-stepping.

History Of Robots Could Change With More Life-like Eyeball
2012-07-06 10:44:59

Researchers have replicated the muscle motion of the human eye by using piezoelectric materials, allowing the robot eye to move more like a real eye.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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