Technologies & Applications

Technologies & Applications
Compatible shrinkage with on-chip memory

Embedded storage on integrated circuits requires a lot of space. Now a more economical design is promising cheaper and more energy-efficient devices in future.

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Electroshock to Covid-19?

In the fight against Covid-19 our clothes could help in the future. A Japanese company has developed a high-tech textile that destroys bacteria and viruses piezoelectrically.

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Transparent electrodes from the tree

In the future, blades will provide better and cheaper solar cells, LEDs or displays. Researchers are transforming the leaf veins into electrodes with excellent optical and electronic properties.

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The most important technology trends 2020

Gartner was first in the annual round of forecasts with its Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2020. Of course, looking just one year into the future won’t produce any truly big surprises.

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Thermoelements: World record material supplies sensors with “green” power

Energy efficiency is one of the most crucial tasks that we face in the 21st century. This effort also includes the use of immense amounts of waste heat—on a large and small scale. “Contradictory” materials play an important role in the process.

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Electronic skin: “Body sensation” for robots

In industry, robots are already working safely alongside humans without any protective fences. However, more “feeling” is desired for robots that work in homes or in health care. New honeycomb-shaped skin cells could be the answer in the future.

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