Faculty Highlight: Keith A. Nelson
January 6, 2014Spectroscopy techniques demonstrate ballistic motion at micron length scales, open door to new possibilities for semiconductors, thermoelectrics.
An electrical switch for magnetism
May 29, 2013MIT researchers develop a new approach to controlling the motion of magnetic domains; work could lead to low-power computer memory.
Stacking 2-D materials produces surprising results
May 16, 2013New experiments reveal previously unseen effects, could lead to new kinds of electronics and optical devices.
Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor
January 3, 2013New design for a basic component of all computer chips boasts the highest ‘carrier mobility’ yet measured.
Tiny compound semiconductor transistor could challenge silicon’s dominance
December 10, 2012MIT researchers develop the smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever built.
Also labeled: Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (eecs), Indium gallium arsenide, Microchips, Silicon, Transistors, Microsystems, Faculty, Moore's Law, Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Research, Computer chips, Computing, electronics, Manufacturing, Computer science and technology, Electrical engineering and electronics, Microsystems Technology Laboratories
‘Invisibility’ could be a key to better electronics
October 11, 2012MIT team applies technology developed for visual ‘cloaking’ to enable more efficient transfer of electrons.
One-molecule-thick material has big advantages
August 22, 2012MIT researchers produce complex electronic circuits from molybdenum disulfide, a material that could have many more applications.
Patterning defect-free nanocrystal films with nanometer resolution
August 19, 2012New process developed at MIT could enable better LED displays, solar cells and biosensors — and foster basic physics research.
Research update: Chips with self-assembling rectangles
July 18, 2012New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step.
Also labeled: Computer science and technology, Electrical engineering and electronics, Faculty, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Materials science, Microchips, Microsystems Technology Laboratories, Research, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Self-assembly, Students, National Science Foundation (NSF), Singapore-MIT
George Koster, physics professor emeritus, dies at 85
May 21, 2012
New material shares many of graphene’s unusual properties
April 23, 2012Thin films of bismuth-antimony have potential for new semiconductor chips, thermoelectric devices.
Calculating the cost of advanced manufacturing
March 21, 2012The Environmentally Benign Manufacturing group studies the life cycle of new technologies.
Transistors promise more powerful logic, more logical power
March 7, 2012Research could affect U.S. manufacturing indirectly, by helping introduce products difficult to build elsewhere, and directly, by reducing production costs.