MTL News Archives for 2016

May 27, 2016

Photos: 2016 Infinite Mile Awards Ceremony

May 25, 2016 ceremony honored MTL staff member Joseph Baylon among others

Spin orbit electronics: From heavy metals to topological insulators

By Luqiao Liu, Robert J. Shillman (1974) Career Development Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: "We believe that spintronic devices with ultralow power consumptions could be finally achievable."

May 26, 2016

Photos: MEDRC2016

Held on May 5-6, 2016

A Quantum Internet of Things

By Dirk Englund, Jamieson Career Development Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Research Laboratory of Electronics

Hot new solar cell

System converts solar heat into usable light, increasing device's overall efficiency.

May 25, 2016

Jianqiang (Jerome) Lin receives Best Student Paper Award at Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology Conference

Jerome's paper on CMOS-compatible Fabrication Process for Scaled Self-Aligned InGaAs MOSFETs is selected as the best.

Light can "heal" defects in some solar cells

Defects in some new electronic materials can be removed by making ions move under illumination.

May 18, 2016

New approach to sorting cells

Microfluidic device distinguishes cells based on how they respond to acoustic vibrations.

May 9, 2016

Researchers find unexpected magnetic effect

Combining two thin-film materials yields surprising room-temperature magnetism.