Published Date:June 18, 2013
3-D printing now can be used to print lithium-ion microbatteries the size of a grain of sand. The printed microbatteries could supply electricity to tiny devices in fields from medicine to communications, including many that have lingered on lab benches for lack of a battery small enough to fit the device, yet providing enough stored energy to power it.
June 18, 2013
Published Date:June 14, 2013
Two graduate students at the University of Illinois have won Intel Ph.D. Fellowships for the 2013-14 academic year. Fifteen fellowships were awarded nationwide.
June 14, 2013
Published Date:March 8, 2013
Nick Holonyak Jr., a John Bardeen Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics at the University of Illinois, has been chosen to be a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
March 8, 2013
Published Date:February 26, 2013
University of Illinois graduate student Samantha Chadwick is among 18 young scholars nationwide to be named a Luce Scholar for 2013-2014.
February 26, 2013
Published Date:February 11, 2013
Like turning coal to diamond, adding pressure to an electrical material enhances its properties. Now, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have devised a method of making ferroelectric thin films with twice the strain, resulting in exceptional performance.
February 11, 2013