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Wenshan Cai - Field- and Carrier-Facilitated Nonlinear Nano-Optics

Engineered photonic nanostructures offer the exciting potential to create customized nonlinear optical media with tailored high-order effects, which are essential to the active control of light and…

From  Katie Gentilello on September 16th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Andrew N. Cleland - Microelectromechanical Devices in the Quantum Limit

Recent advances in quantum technology and hardware have advanced MEMS systems to where these can now be designed and operated in the quantum regime, albeit using sophisticated quantum methods to…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 5th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Gary Fedder - What’s so Hard About Soft Interconnects?

Skin wearables are a compelling concept as an extension of today’s commercial wearables, having broad applications in health monitoring, as sensory and haptic interfaces, and even for…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 30th, 2021 1 plays 0  

Amy E. Herr - Precision Medicine is Advanced by Precision Microsystems

While the biomedical importance of detecting cellular heterogeneity is widely accepted, we lack tools for detection of the vast majority of molecular heterogeneity, as expressed in proteins. In fact,…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 25th, 2021 2 plays 0  

Wei Gao - Skin-Interfaced Wearable Sweat Biosensors

The rising research interest in personalized medicine promises to revolutionize traditional medical practices. This presents a tremendous opportunity for developing wearable devices toward predictive…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 13th, 2020 26 plays 0  

Xiaojun Lance Lian - Engineering Human Stem Cells for Treating Cardiac Diseases

Human pluripotent stem cells (hPSCs) offer the potential to generate large numbers of functional cardiomyocytes from clonal and patient-specific cell sources. Here we show that temporal modulation of…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 30th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Saima Afroz Siddiqui - Magnetic and Spintronic Device for Computing and Memory

Magnetic devices promise intriguing design paradigms where electron spin is used as the information token instead of its charge counterpart. While magnetic random-access memory (MRAM) is considered…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 18th, 2020 3 plays 0  

Ayse Coskun - Cross-layer Optimizations for Building Energy-Efficient 2.5D Systems with Silicon Photonic Networks

The design of today's leading-edge systems is fraught with power, thermal, and variability challenges. The applications in rapidly growing computing domains of cloud and HPC exhibit significant…

From  Katie Gentilello on September 10th, 2020 11 plays 0  

David Myers - Moving MEMS into Medicine: A Microsystems Journey From Ballistics to the Bedside

Microsystems have dramatically changed how we interact with the world, from tracking fitness-related activity to improving transportation safety, yet microsystems have failed to live up to their…

From  Katie Gentilello on August 27th, 2020 6 plays 0  

Lisa Yaszek - A Brief History of Nanotechnology in Science Fiction

Physicist Richard Feynman is generally credited with formulating the concepts that seeded nanotechnology in his 1959 talk, “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” In this talk,…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 3rd, 2020 8 plays 0  

Juan-Pablo Correa-Baena - Understanding and Designing Interfaces and Defects in Perovskite Solar Cells

Perovskite solar cells promise to yield efficiencies beyond 30% by further improving the quality of the materials and devices. Electronic defect passivation, and suppression of detrimental…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 5th, 2020 48 plays 0  

Chandra Raman - Miniature atomic beams for integrated atomic quantum devices

Atomic sensors—devices that utilize individual atoms as the sensing mechanism—offer enormous prospects for high sensitivity, accuracy and immunity to environmental noise. This is because…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 15th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Benjamin Yang - Advancements in Photonics for Radio Frequency Electronics Systems

The application of photonics for the processing of radio frequency (RF) systems offer many potential advantages, such as low signal transport loss, large operating bandwidth, and potentially low…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 13th, 2020 0 plays 0  

Nga Lee (Sally) Ng - Atmospheric Organic Aerosols: Sources, Chemistry, and Health Impacts

Organic aerosols constitute a significant fraction of submicron fine particulate matter (PM) in the atmosphere. Secondary organic aerosols (SOA) formed from condensation of low-volatility species…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 6th, 2019 10 plays 0  

John Rogers - Semiconductor Nanomaterials for Transient Electronics

A remarkable feature of modern integrated circuit technology is its ability to operate in a stable fashion, with almost perfect reliability, without physical or chemical change. Recently developed…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 30th, 2019 54 plays 0  

Seth Marder - Applications of Molecular Dopants and Interface Modifiers for Electronic and Opto-Electronic Applications

Organic, hybrid, and 2D materials have attracted interest for electronic applications due to their potential for use in low-cost, large-area, flexible electronic devices. Here we will report on…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 17th, 2019 8 plays 0