Bent, but not broken
Dec 17, 2014
Bendable electronics could help make robust wearable devices that can continuously monitor a person’s health.
Dec 17, 2014
Bendable electronics could help make robust wearable devices that can continuously monitor a person’s health.
Dec 22, 2014
Graphene-based capacitors prove useful in advanced non-linear electronics.
Dec 23, 2014
Generators embedded in windows produce electricity from the temperature differential between an air-conditioned interior and a sunny outside world.
Dec 23, 2014
Chaotic optical resonators can trap more light energy than their orderly counterparts.
Dec 23, 2014
Floating paper cubes containing low-cost, inkjet printed electronic sensors can wirelessly monitor floods in real time.
Feb 6, 2015
Sustainable energy generation boosted by a nanoscale device that converts thermal infrared radiation to an electrical current.
Mar 28, 2015
The discovery of the incandescent light bulb has transformed human existence. New LED technologies promise to be the next step forward.
Apr 18, 2015
Smart, stretchable pads open up a new approach for thermotherapy.
Apr 25, 2015
Highlighting sustainability and the work of female researchers was a strong focus of the international KAUST-US NSF electronics conference.
May 2, 2015
A microchip designed to generate and control rogue waves of light on the nano-scale has many potential applications.
May 16, 2015
A catalyst that helps develop a new route to break up carbon dioxide uses a renewable source of clean energy.
May 30, 2015
Magnetic nanowires with weak magnetic fields and low frequencies can destroy cancer cells without generating heat.
Jun 27, 2015
A tiny device broadens the bandwith to enable absorption with wide-reaching potential for electrical engineering.
Jul 7, 2015
Transistor designs based on nanotubes could considerably reduce the power demands of computers.
Jul 13, 2015
Identifying noise in communication signals helps to filter out glitches and improve transmission quality.
Jul 27, 2015
An improved wireless communication protocol enables more robust links between remote electronic devices.
Aug 1, 2015
A surprisingly simple algorithm helps computers perceive individual objects inside videos from their movement patterns.
Aug 29, 2015
A novel computing technique recognizes and captures the distinctive surface patterns appearing in videos and images.
Sep 26, 2015
Subtle changes to the composition of a semiconductor structure enable laser light at colors previously not thought possible.
Oct 31, 2015
Biocompatible tactile sensors based on magnetic hair-like structures enable new applications for touch sensors.
Nov 7, 2015
A combination of state-of-the-art sensors and standardized data analysis will transform research for tracking animals and humans.
Nov 14, 2015
A new biosensor made of laser-etched electrodes on a gold-coated polymer may provide an effective and cost-efficient way to assess heart disease risk.
Nov 21, 2015
A low-cost, copper-based flexible and stretchable antenna improves far-field data communication in wearable electronics.
Dec 12, 2015
Growing high-quality films of hybrid perovskite materials takes solution-processed phototransistors to new levels of performance.
Jan 23, 2016
The surface structure of magnetite is crucial to its performance in magnetism-based electronic applications.
Feb 6, 2016
Next-generation mobile networks can use cloud computing algorithms to manage the increasingly high data demands of users.
Feb 18, 2016
A paper-based sensor that mimics the sensory functions of human skin has been developed for the first time from low-cost and commonly available household materials.
Apr 9, 2016
Semiconductor light-emitting diodes fabricated on a metal substrate are less prone to overheating.
Apr 16, 2016
A graphics technique is the first to identify people based on their sketching style.
Apr 30, 2016
A data readout scheme achieves an unprecedented reduction in power consumption for a promising high-performance resistive memory architecture.
Jul 2, 2016
Adding a gas enhances the processing of hybrid organic-inorganic materials for improved solar cells.
Jul 9, 2016
Adjusting the cooking time is all it takes to tune the magnetic properties of these multi-functional iron nanowires.
Jul 23, 2016
Ferroelectric tunnel junction promises low-power, high-density data storage.
Aug 13, 2016
Nanocrystals that generate white light could help combine lighting and communications systems into one.
Aug 20, 2016
Exploiting the properties of disordered chaotic systems leads to low-cost energy harvesting and innovative micro-surgery applications.
Sep 24, 2016
New sensor design paves the way for safer and more effective brain monitoring.
Oct 8, 2016
Software that automatically recognizes surfaces within complex three-dimensional images can benefit petroleum extraction.
Oct 8, 2016
Algorithms that train computers to automatically detect human activity in videos can improve online searches and real-world surveillance systems.
Oct 15, 2016
Smart bandage technology provides instant updates on the condition of chronic wounds through a mobile phone app.
Nov 9, 2016
Optical elements that diffract light could lead to smaller and more powerful cameras.
Nov 19, 2016
Wafer-thin, scratch-proof films can generate a rainbow of colors using random metallic nanostructures.
Jan 2, 2017
High-speed fabrication developed at KAUST can turn out adhesive and flexible electronic devices in any shape imaginable.
Feb 25, 2017
Autonomously pairing network users could expand the capability of the next generation of wireless networks
Mar 18, 2017
Deformable thermoelectric materials add a new twist to the design of energy-scavenging devices.
Apr 8, 2017
New nano-sized sensors provide unprecedented data on how heat diffuses in and out of living cells.
May 6, 2017
A new method for shaping the waveform generated by multi-antenna radar systems is inexpensive and practical.
Jun 5, 2017
A coating of molybdenum improves the efficiency of catalysts for producing hydrogen.
Jun 24, 2017
A simple treatment of nickel to make it an efficient catalyst for water splitting.
Jul 1, 2017
Insights into the thermal behavior of metal-nitride nanowires could open new avenues in optical electronics.
Jul 15, 2017
Synchronized emissions from innovative on-chip lasers create possibilities for inexpensive artificial neural networks.
Jul 22, 2017
3D-printed, disposable sensors capable of detecting noxious gases and changes in temperature and humidity could revolutionize environmental monitoring.
Aug 20, 2017
A faster approach for computer detection of moving objects in video takes us a step closer to mimicking the reflexive detection ability of the animal visual system.
Aug 27, 2017
Metallic nanostructures that slow down light dramatically can triple the efficiency of solar-based hydrogen fuel generation.
Sep 14, 2017
An underwater wireless optical communications system for streaming high-quality, live video.
Sep 25, 2017
A novel type of electronic component made from a blend of polymer materials could enable more effective circuitry.
Oct 1, 2017
The molten surface of a sodium-based material could assist the direct conversion of methane to useful building blocks.
Oct 15, 2017
The side-by-side deposition of atomically flat semiconductor sheets enhances solar cell conversion efficiency.
Oct 25, 2017
Redesigned lithium-ion batteries could help improve the efficiency of orthodontic devices.
Nov 5, 2017
A method for creating nanoparticles without using solvents could lead to environmentally friendly electronics.
Nov 12, 2017
Efficiency gains come from tuning the properties of semiconducting materials by combining layers of different composition.
Dec 10, 2017
High-speed communication systems based on ultraviolet radiation are now in sight.
Dec 24, 2017
An easy and reliable assembly approach, inspired by building blocks, challenges the current fabrication of electronic systems.
Jan 14, 2018
Wavy transistors that vertically gain width without increasing their on-chip footprint could drive future flexible displays.
Jan 21, 2018
Fine tuning the composition of nitride alloys can further the development of optical and electronic interface devices.
Jan 28, 2018
Ultrathin, rigid silicon segments that are wired through interdigitated metal contacts produce ultraflexible high-performance solar cells.
Feb 4, 2018
Innovative diode design uses ultrafast quantum tunneling to harvest infrared energy from the environment.
Feb 4, 2018
A metal-organic framework that can take up twice its weight in water and then release it when humidity falls.
Mar 4, 2018
A simple chemical surface treatment improves the performance of nanowire ultraviolet light-emitting diodes.
Mar 11, 2018
Unveiling new strategies to improve future wireless underwater sensing networks for marine research and communication.
Mar 25, 2018
From farming to healthcare, there are few areas of our lives that couldn’t be enhanced by incorporating flexible CMOS electronics.
Apr 1, 2018
A new ink containing iron oxide nanoparticles can be turned into fully printed and versatile components for cellular networks.
Apr 15, 2018
An innovative chemical reactor for depositing semiconductors at very high temperatures draws on the strength of Saudi Arabia’s chemical industry.
Apr 22, 2018
Ultrathin films curve up into long, light and cost-effective heat-harvesting tubes for high-power generation.
Apr 29, 2018
Precise control of the atomic structure of gallium oxide layers improves the development of high-power electronic devices.
May 3, 2018
An electronic tag that stretches and flexes while it records location and environmental data can monitor marine animals in their natural habitat.
Jun 10, 2018
Innovative drone designs and software enable a team of drones to work together in a coordinated approach.
Jun 10, 2018
Learning how boron evaporates will help to improve water desalination technologies.
Dec 11, 2018
High-performance blue-light-emitting diodes could boost white-light, high-speed data transmission.
Dec 16, 2018
Inkjet-printed switches make multiple frequency bands easier and cheaper to manage in wireless devices.
Jan 2, 2019
An optical system for monitoring underwater sensor positions could enable large networks of devices to be deployed for ocean measurements.
Jan 13, 2019
Ambient energy emitted by cellular phones and modems can be captured and converted into electricity using unusually shaped technology.
Jan 22, 2019
Combining a polymer and microparticles enables a new type of capacitor that could mimic the way the brain processes information.
Feb 3, 2019
Laser-induced graphene formation creates tailor-made sensors for monitoring ocean creatures and ecosystems.
Apr 7, 2019
Fluorinated metal-organic frameworks make excellent materials for selective sensing and removal of toxic gases.
Apr 14, 2019
A virtual platform makes learning how to fabricate a semiconductor device easier, safer and more interactive.
Apr 17, 2019
A tiny, portable radar device could allow visually impaired people, or unmanned moving devices, to detect objects in real time.
Apr 22, 2019
A pioneering tagging system that monitors the movement and local environment of sea animals reaches deeper depths and higher sensitivities.
Apr 24, 2019
An interdisciplinary initiative is helping KAUST be at the forefront of a digital revolution, where sensors can find a use just about anywhere.
May 5, 2019
Low-cost, stretchy sensors can be assembled inside the lid of a drug container to help monitor patient safety.
Jul 30, 2019
Overlaying two film layers patterned with a nanoscale array can manipulate the propagation of light to create a powerful ultrathin lens.
Aug 4, 2019
A communications concept could pinpoint a person infected with a deadly, contagious virus in the middle of a crowded airport.
Aug 29, 2019
Understanding the situations when artificial intelligence can fail is critical for application of future autonomous vehicles and medical diagnostics.
Oct 8, 2019
An inexpensive passive cooling technology could be used to cool buildings in cities, reducing energy consumption.
Oct 27, 2019
Stretchy, see-through, silver nanowire sheet combines optical transparency with excellent electrical conductivity.
Oct 29, 2019
Asrar Damdam is setting up her own biotech company in Silicon Valley while pursuing a Ph.D. at KAUST
Nov 12, 2019
A magnetic skin that is safe and comfortable to wear could open the door to a wide range of wireless, remotely controlled applications.
Dec 12, 2019
Hovering airborne vehicles could connect smart sensors to the internet of things.
Dec 20, 2019
Chaos could help put cyberhackers out of business with a patterned silicon chip that will be uncrackable even in the future.
Dec 22, 2019
Combining silicon with a highly elastic polymer backing produces solar cells that have record-breaking stretchability and high efficiency.
Jan 16, 2020
The finding that light can be twisted very precisely may offer fresh options for communications infrastructure.
Jan 28, 2020
Multifunctional iron nanowires selectively obliterate cancer cells with a triple-punch combination attack.
Feb 7, 2020
For a communications revolution, 6G development needs more human-centric research.
Feb 9, 2020
Pinpoint mesh of smart underground objects could give real-time 3D readout of fossil fuel reserves.
Feb 27, 2020
A self-powered water quality sensor could help fish farmers to monitor pollution in their ponds remotely.
Mar 19, 2020
Light can simultaneously transfer energy and data to underwater devices, but there’s a long way to go before these systems can be deployed.
Apr 13, 2020
Nanomaterial-based electronic device monitors a key heart health biomarker.
Apr 28, 2020
An integrated detector device could form the basis of a distributed air-quality sensor network.
May 4, 2020
Optical fibers wrapped around date palm trunks could help detect this tree’s most destructive pest early enough to save it.
May 6, 2020
First high-intensity, low-voltage red LEDs made from nitride semiconductors.
May 20, 2020
Customizable magnetic iron nanowires pinpoint and track the movements of target cells.
Jun 14, 2020
An old branch of mathematics finds a fertile new field of application.
Jul 5, 2020
Novel red LEDs are more temperature stable than those made using the conventional semiconductor of choice.
Jul 12, 2020
A polyimide membrane with regularly sized and spaced pores turns the N95 respirator into a reusable mask for protection against COVID-19.
Jul 14, 2020
Wire-connected drones may complement or replace the fixed-base stations of cellular communications networks.
Sep 1, 2020
Identifying the ideal co-catalyst can significantly extend the working lifetime of solar fuel–generating photocatalysts.
Sep 21, 2020
A multisensory graphene-based skin can sense in extreme environments where other sensors cannot be used.
Oct 11, 2020
A two-dimensional material mimics the human temperature-sensing system.
Nov 1, 2020
A printable ink that is both conductive and transparent can also block radio waves.
Nov 11, 2020
A mathematical model shows specialized reflective panels could be deployed on a large scale to enhance communication networks in urban areas.
Nov 15, 2020
Laser writing breathes life into high-performance sensing platforms.
Dec 21, 2020
A single semiconducting material can produce white light by emitting light across the visible spectrum.
Jan 3, 2021
Roads installed with wireless charging technology could become an integral feature of our cities in an electric vehicle future.
Jan 17, 2021
An assistive technology uses magnetic skin to support freedom of movement for people with quadriplegia.
Jan 25, 2021
Advanced laser-printing techniques prove ideal for creating tiny optical communication devices with complex internal structures.
Mar 25, 2021
Flying drones connected by a cable tethered to a ground station could be a flexible solution for enhancing wireless connectivity in temporary hotspots.
Mar 30, 2021
Researchers have made unparalleled ultrawide-bandgap semiconductors through temperature and timing, just like baking bread.
Apr 20, 2021
A neural network that mimics the biology of the brain can be loaded onto a microchip for faster and more efficient artificial intelligence.
May 9, 2021
Pure red-light micrometer-scale emitting devices made from a nitride semiconductor reaches excellent efficiency.
Jun 18, 2021
Ultrathin needles for probing plants could help keep crop health in check.
Jul 4, 2021
The twin technologies of unmanned aerial vehicles and wireless sensors could be the ideal combination to counter forest fires.
Aug 1, 2021
Predicting wireless traffic using artificial intelligence could improve the reliability of future wireless communications.
Sep 26, 2021
Tiny light-emitting devices that can create all the colors in the rainbow are essential for the next generation of phones and screens.
Oct 3, 2021
Movable airborne antennas receiving cellphone signals could reduce EMF exposure while offering higher data transmission speed and using less power.
Oct 11, 2021
A screen-printing approach to creating foldable circuits could make many functional devices easier and cheaper to mass produce.
Nov 3, 2021
Rather than just burning it, coal could also become a valuable solar desalination material.
Nov 18, 2021
A network of body monitoring devices connected using our own tissue could form the basis for the internet of bodies (IoB).
Jan 25, 2022
In-memory sensing technology will facilitate electronic systems that are faster, smaller and consume less energy.
Feb 23, 2022
Inspired by the human eye, a neuromorphic vision system recognizes handwritten numbers.
May 15, 2022
Optical fibers doped with perovskite nanocrystals bring new opportunities for photodetectors for high-speed, free-space and underwater data links.
May 17, 2022
A single-actuator system allows sensor-free highly precise position control for microelectromechanical devices.
Aug 9, 2022
Fabricating intricate optical structures onto the tip of an optical fiber creates a new source of special light beams.
Oct 23, 2022
A flat all-dielectric reflector metalens design could benefit optical imaging, manipulation and communications.
Feb 21, 2023
Combining UV sterilization with vacuum sealing significantly extends the shelf-life of a variety of foods.
Mar 19, 2023
A simple modification of a semiconductor laser's shape can improve the quality of its beam.
Apr 2, 2023
Next-generation silicon chips based on spintronics could improve global cybersecurity.