electronics and photonics News
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
A new study shows how harnessing the quantum properties of light can create a transmission technology impervious to eavesdropping.
Monday, January 11, 2016
Stanford researchers have invented a lithium-ion battery that turns on and off depending on the temperature. The new technology could prevent battery fires that have plagued laptops, hoverboards and other electronic devices.
Stanford-led skyscraper-style chip design could boost electronic performance by factor of a thousand
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
In modern computer systems, processor and memory chips are laid out like single-story structures in a suburb. But suburban layouts waste time and energy. A new skyscraper-like design, based on materials more advanced than silicon, provides the next computing platform.
Friday, October 23, 2015
Only an atom thick, graphene is a key ingredient in three Stanford projects to create data storage technologies that use nanomaterials other than standard silicon.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Stanford scientists and an international research group receive funding to advance solar cells, batteries, renewable fuels and bioenergy.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Engineers at Stanford have developed a prototype single-fiber endoscope that improves the resolution of these much-sought-after instruments fourfold over existing designs. The advance could lead to an era of needle-thin, minimally invasive endoscopes able to view features out of reach of today’s instruments.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Professor of Electrical Engineering will develop new reflective coatings to help cool buildings and cars.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
A team of Stanford chemists and engineers has created the first synthetic material that is both sensitive to touch and capable of healing itself quickly and repeatedly at room temperature. The advance could lead to smarter prosthetics or more resilient personal electronics that repair themselves.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Stanford researchers in physics and engineering have demonstrated a device that produces a synthetic magnetism to exert virtual force on photons similar to the effect of magnets on electrons. The advance could yield a new class of nanoscale applications that use light instead of electricity.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Researchers have developed a solar cell made entirely of carbon, an inexpensive substitute for the pricey materials used in conventional solar panels.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Electrical Engineering Professor Olukotun and two colleagues won a grant of $1.3 million to develop core techniques and software libraries for high-throughput DNA sequencing to address challenges in human genetics and metagenomics.
Hellman and graduate students who invented encryption inducted to National Cyber Security Hall of Fame
Monday, October 1, 2012
Hellman and graduate students who invented encryption inducted to National Cyber Security Hall of Fame.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Aakanksha Chowdhery solved several difficult mathematical problems in next generation DSL. She is the first woman to receive the award since it was created in 2008.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Gene F. Franklin was a professor for more than 50 years and a pioneer in the field of digital control systems. He authored three highly respected textbooks and helped to found and direct Stanford’s Information Systems Laboratory.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Fei-Fei Li is an expert in artificial intelligence. She is teaching computers how to see—to understand—photographs. In this lecture from Stanford Engineering eDay 2012, Professor Fei-Fei explores some of the challenges and rewards of her work.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
El Gamal is an expert in network information theory and digital imaging systems, and a key figure in several Silicon Valley companies. He will assume duties on September 1.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Stanford’s shared nanotechnology facilities offer state-of-the-art scientific instruments and trained staff that would be too costly for any single researcher to acquire.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Stanford electrical engineer and two others are credited with shrinking computer chip, enabling a new generation of computing technology.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The highly competitive fellowship recognizes and rewards innovative PhD students at 12 top U.S. universities across a broad range of technical research areas.
Thursday, June 14, 2012
VMware to Grant $1.6 Million in Endowments to Computer Science Education.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
In this video Stanford Engineering Hero Andy Bechtolsheim discusses the process of innovation and describes its importance to Silicon Valley.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Engineers at Stanford have found a novel method for "decorating" nanowires with chains of tiny particles to increase their electrical and catalytic performance. The new technique is simpler, faster and provides greater control than earlier methods and could lead to better batteries, solar cells and catalysts.