MTL News Archives for 2015

July 30, 2015

How to look for a few good catalysts

New research shows non-wetting surfaces promote chemical reaction rates.

Evelyn Wang to serve as MTL Associate Director

July 29, 2015

Making the new silicon

Gallium nitride electronics could drastically cut energy usage in data centers, consumer devices.

July 27, 2015

Consortium including MIT awarded $110M national grant to promote photonics manufacturing

Partnership of government, industry, and academia will pursue integration of optical devices with electronics.

July 21, 2015

Sherene Aram appointed new Administrative Officer for MTL

July 15, 2015

Solving mysteries of conductivity in polymers

Materials seen as promising for optoelectronics and thermoelectric devices finally yield their secrets.

July 2, 2015

Chemists design a quantum-dot spectrometer

New instrument is small enough to function within a smartphone, enabling portable light analysis.

July 1, 2015

Silicon photonics meets the foundry

Lionel Kimerling, Rajeev Ram and other MIT researchers explore practical ways to bring optical interconnection towards and directly onto chips.