MTL News Archives for 2013

September 20, 2013

Water-shedding surfaces can be made to last

New approach to hydrophobic material could benefit power plants, cooling systems.

September 16, 2013

Graphene could yield cheaper optical chips

Researchers show that graphene -- atom-thick sheets of carbon -- could be used in photodetectors, devices that translate optical signals to electrical.

September 13, 2013

Controlling the growth of semiconducting nanowires

MIT doctoral candidate Sam Crawford has contributed to fundamental understanding of growth processes using metal seed particles.

September 6, 2013

Solar-cell manufacturing costs: innovation could level the field

Study shows that factors other than wages dominate trends in photovoltaic costs, raising the prospect of competitive manufacturing anywhere.

September 5, 2013

Personnel News, Summer 2013

Mara Karapetian promoted to MTL Manager of Media and Design and William (Bill) Holber, Ph.D. appointed as MTL's first Associate Director for Industrial Relations

September 4, 2013

Lam Research Taps MTL for Microelectronics Materials Research

Lam Research and MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) have extended a collaborative relationship started between the lab and Novellus Systems more than 15 years ago.