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Antennas of flexible nanotube films an alternative for electronics

June 11, 2019

Antennas made of carbon nanotube films are just as efficient as copper for wireless applications, according to researchers…
SLAC develops novel compact antenna for communicating where radios fail

April 16, 2019

A new type of pocket-sized antenna, developed at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, could enable…
Shape-Shifting Origami Could Help Antenna Systems Adapt On The Fly

December 13, 2018

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have devised a method for using an origami-based structure to create…
DTU researcher behind new design of antennas for hearing aids

September 11, 2018

Some of the smallest hearing aids are placed inside the ear canal and are nearly invisible to others.…
Merging Antenna and Electronics Boosts Energy and Spectrum Efficiency

July 9, 2018

By integrating the design of antenna and electronics, researchers have boosted the energy and spectrum efficiency for a…
Researchers invented light-emitting nanoantennas based on halide perovskites

February 13, 2018

Young scientists from ITMO University developed new effective nanoscale light sources based on halide perovskite. The considered nanosources…
Researchers Boost Efficiency and Stability of Optical Rectennas

January 29, 2018

The research team that announced the first optical rectenna in 2015 is now reporting a two-fold efficiency improvement…
Nanotube fiber antennas as capable as copper

October 24, 2017

Fibers made of carbon nanotubes configured as wireless antennas can be as good as copper antennas but 20…
New Antenna in Alaska Expands Spacecraft Communications Capabilities

October 4, 2017

NASA’s newest communications antenna became operational today following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Alaska Satellite Facility in Fairbanks.…
Scientists to develop liquid antennas

January 17, 2017

University of Liverpool researchers have been awarded £578k funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)…
Nanoantenna lightning-rod effect produces fast optical switches

October 26, 2016

A team of scientists, led by the University of Southampton, have produced a fast nanoscale optical transistor using…
NASA’s Newest Deep Space Network Antenna is Operational

October 12, 2016

NASA’s newest Deep Space Network (DSN) antenna began communicating with Mars Odyssey and MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile…
Standing still may help improve antennas that scan in all directions

September 1, 2016

Antennas often need to trace circles in the sky. For example, radar arrays atop air-traffic control towers rotate…
Antenna design turns entire vehicles into broadcasting equipment

April 26, 2016

High-frequency antennas transmit radio waves across vast distances and even over mountain ranges using very little energy, making…
Model Makes Designing New Antennas Orders of Magnitude Faster

April 21, 2016

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a model that allows antenna designers to identify efficient configurations…
Ant antennae provide vital ID information: study

March 30, 2016

University of Melbourne scientists have shone a new light into the complexities of ant communication, with the discovery…
NASA Station Leads Way for Improved Measurements of Earth Orientation, Shape

March 12, 2016

NASA has demonstrated the success of advanced technology for making precise measurements of Earth’s orientation and rotation –…
New ESA’s antenna ready for business

February 15, 2016

ESA inaugurated a new tracking dish in Australia yesterday, marking a significant step in the Agency’s worldwide satcom…
Reconfigurable Origami Tubes Could Find Antenna, Microfluidic Uses

January 29, 2016

Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, may soon provide a foundation for antennas that can reconfigure themselves…
Metamaterial-enabled antennas help improve satellite communications systems

January 17, 2016

Smaller, lighter weight, better performing and more multifunctional miniature antennas with increased performance may be possible using smart…
Robot Adds New Twist to NIST Antenna Measurements and Calibrations

December 1, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been pioneering antenna measurement methods for decades, but a…
First Optical Rectenna – Combined Rectifier and Antenna – Converts Light to DC Current

September 29, 2015

Using nanometer-scale components, researchers have demonstrated the first optical rectenna, a device that combines the functions of an…
Printing the Future of Engineering

August 17, 2015

3-D printing is revolutionizing the ways engineers think about and make highly complicated devices, with applications ranging from…
Hearing aids have become intelligent

July 6, 2015

The world’s first wireless hearing aid which can stream sound directly from phones and adapt to the user’s…
Three students to reinvent the TV antenna

April 17, 2015

Over the coming 20 weeks, DTU student Zaland Bahramzy will be teaming up with Sohia Huzelius and Paulina…
New understanding of electromagnetism could enable ‘antennas on a chip’

April 10, 2015

New understanding of the nature of electromagnetism could lead to antennas small enough to fit on computer chips…
Star camera may revolutionize navigation in space

April 3, 2015

A new way to use star cameras is opening the door to cutting the sky-high costs associated with…
Researchers demonstrate novel, tunable nanoantennas

July 15, 2014

An interdisciplinary research team at the University of Illinois has developed a novel, tunable nanoantenna that paves the…
Antennae Help Flies “Cruise” In Gusty Winds

April 11, 2014

Due to its well-studied genome and small size, the humble fruit fly has been used as a model…
Give a name to ESA’s zone of silence

March 31, 2014

Kept isolated from the external Universe, a special ESA chamber simulates the boundless emptiness of space for testing…
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