New material promises higher-performance electronics

Material engineers including an Indian-origin scientist from University of Wisconsin-Madison have reported the highest-performing carbon nanotube transistors ever demonstrated - a significant leap toward creating flexible electronics with improved battery life.

India, South Korea shore up strategic ties

In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea on Monday decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics, defence production, infrastructure and energy besides outlining mutual interest in areas of nuclear energy and cyber security.

Quantum computers, next-generation electronics come closer to reality
Quantum computers, next-generation electronics come closer to reality

A new research has revealed that an exotic state of matter can open a new path to quantum computers and other next-generation electronics.

Naidu chants innovation mantra; to focus on electronics, IT

Andhra Pradesh Government would focus on electronics and IT industry in the next few years as it aims to create jobs for five lakh people, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Thursday.

Naidu chants innovation mantra; to focus on electronics & IT

Andhra Pradesh Government would focus on electronics and IT industry in the next few years as it aims to create jobs for five lakh people, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Monday.

Lasers to replace quartz technology

In a new discovery, researchers have found that lasers can safely replace years old quartz technology used in wristwatches or to transmit reliable signals to radios.

Artificial graphene could revolutionize electronics

Researchers have created a new breed of ultra thin super-material, "artificial graphene", which should lead to faster, smaller and lighter electronic and optical devices of all kinds, including higher performance photovoltaic cells, lasers or LED lighting.

US military working on electronics that can vapourize on command in battlefield

The US military is reportedly working on electronics that could be vaporized on command.

Discovery of 3D version of graphene could revolutionize electronics

Researchers have discovered a natural 3D counterpart to graphene- the 2D sheets of carbon through which electrons race at many times the speed at which they move through silicon.

Swiss scientists developing `flexible`, `eye-catching` electronics

Researchers at ETH University in Zurich are reportedly working on electronic components that are thinner and more flexible that paves way for new possibilities for ultra-thin, transparent sensors that are literally easy on the eye.

Graphene`s promise for technological advancement brought closer to reality

Graphene-based electronics have shown promise to advances such as faster internet speeds, cheaper solar cells, novel sensors, space suits spun from graphene yarn, and more.

Portable electronics to be allowed on flights: FAA

Airline passengers will soon be allowed to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight with very few restrictions, US aviation authorities said.

New breakthrough in photonics to usher era of `faster` electronics

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the field of silicon photonics which could help in the development of faster electronics.

NCR becoming e-waste dumping yard: Survey

The national capital region (NCR) is set become the world`s dumping capital for e-waste as it would generate an estimated 50,000 tonnes of this per annum by 2015, a study by an industry chamber said Thursday.

Bendable, wearable electronics come closer to reality

Scientists have developed a micro-supercapacitor, just nanometres thick, which could help in the development of smaller, lighter and thinner mobile phones and cameras.

Futuristic `flexible` batteries could transform electronics and transportation

TV screen that hangs on the wall like a poster or smartphone that can fold up and fit into a pocket are closer to reality.

Redesigned germanium could lead to faster electron

In nature, germanium tends to form multilayered crystals in which each atomic layer is bonded together.

New material may allow 3D printing of personal electronics

The University of Warwick researchers have created a simple and inexpensive conductive plastic composite that can be used to produce electronic devices.

Electron `invisibility cloak` could lead to new gen electronics

A new approach that allows objects to become “invisible” has now been applied to an entirely different area.

Smart clothing to turn ordinary fabric into gadget

Today`s regular clothing has the unexplored power to become tomorrow`s wearable electronics.