MTL News Archives for 2010

February 26, 2010

Mechanical devices stamped on plastic

Microelectromechanical devices gave us the Wii and the digital movie projector. MIT researchers have found a new way to make them.

February 16, 2010

Power from motion and vibrations

Forget about batteries. The ability to harness electricity from tiny vibrations could power a new generation of electronic devices.

February 11, 2010

Self-powered sensors

Harvesting electricity from small temperature differences could enable a new generation of electronic devices that don't need batteries

February 3, 2010

Microsystems Technology Laboratories team wins award for tiny steam generator

Device has applications for portable pump systems and space