MTL News Archives for 2015

January 29, 2015

Intrepid projects backed by Bose Grants

Five researchers--including MTL Director Jesús del Alamo and core faculty member Rajeev Ram--embark on high-risk ventures, supported by Prof. Amar G. Bose Research Grants.

January 19, 2015

New fibers can deliver many simultaneous stimuli

Implanted into the brain or spinal column, they can transmit drugs, light, and electrical signals.

January 15, 2015

Watching how cells interact

New device allows scientists to glimpse communication between immune cells.

del Alamo paper cited as one of the most influential

del Alamo's 2008 paper selected as "one of the ten most influential papers presented at the International Electron Devices Meeting in the last decade"

January 13, 2015

Tonio Buonassisi seeks to make solar cells competitive

Mechanical engineering professor pursues a vision of a cleaner, more energy-efficient world.

January 9, 2015

Toward quantum chips

Packing single-photon detectors on an optical chip is a crucial step toward quantum-computational circuits.

January 5, 2015

Calling quantum dots to order

MIT chemical engineering graduate student Mark Weidman and colleagues demonstrate how to synthesize lead sulfide nanocrystals of uniform size.