MTL News Archives for 2013

February 26, 2013

Startup Engineers See-Through Solar Cells

A spectrally selective approach could let tablets, e-readers, and windows turn light into power.

February 21, 2013

That's the way the droplets adhere

New technique developed by MIT researchers provides first direct views of how drops and bubbles adhere to surfaces -- and how they let go.

MIT researchers build Quad HD TV chip

A new video standard enables a fourfold increase in the resolution of TV screens, and an MIT chip was the first to handle it in real time.


Quick, efficient chip cleans up common flaws in amateur photographs.

Chandrakasan honored at ISSCC's 60th Plenary Session

Anantha P. Chandrakasan earns prestigious award for outstanding contributions to his field.

February 13, 2013

A cooler way to protect silicon surfaces

New room-temperature process could lead to less expensive solar cells and other electronic devices.

February 7, 2013

Englund is appointed Jamieson Career Development Professor

Dept. Head Anantha Chandraksan announced the appointment of Dirk Englund as the Jamieson Career Development Professor.

Faculty promotions

Several MTL Core faculty receive promotions from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

February 1, 2013

Samsung rejoins MIG

Samsung Electronics is one of the world's largest electronic companies.

Toward practical compressed sensing

Researchers in Vladimir Stojanovic's group show how the vagaries of real-world circuitry affect the performance of a promising new technique in signal processing and imaging.