David Nutt

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Wireless April 7, 2024

3D reflectors help boost data rate in wireless communications

Cornell researchers have developed a semiconductor chip with 3D reflectors that significantly enhances the data rate for wireless communications, making it a key advancement for future 6G technology.

By David Nutt
Robotics January 28, 2023

Soft robots use viscous fluids for complex motions

Cornell researchers have developed a system of fluid-driven actuators that enable soft robots to achieve more complex motions.

By David Nutt
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Research January 15, 2023

Cornell to lead semiconductor research center

Cornell will be leading one of seven new research centers being funded by the Semiconductor Research Corporation's JUMP 2.0 consortium.

By David Nutt
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Electrical May 21, 2022

Mechanism ‘splits’ electron spins in magnetic material

Researchers have discovered a way to switch the magnetization in ferromagnets, which could lead to more energy-efficient magnetic memory devices.

By David Nutt
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AI and Machine Learning February 8, 2022

Physical systems perform machine-learning computations

Cornell researchers are training physical systems to perform machine-learning computations such as identifying handwritten numbers and spoken vowel sounds.

By David Nutt
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Robotics October 3, 2021

Micro-robots propelled by air bubbles, ultrasound

A Cornell University team has created cell-size robots that can be powered and steered by ultrasound waves, which could be used for targeted drug delivery and other sensitive applications.

By David Nutt
Energy, Power April 11, 2021

Aluminum-anode batteries offer sustainable alternative

Aluminum-anode batteries are safer, less expensive and more sustainable than lithium-ion batteries.

By David Nutt
Vision and Discrete Sensors November 18, 2020

Stretchable sensor gives robots and VR a human touch

A fiber-optic sensor that combines low-cost LEDs and dyes has been created by Cornell researchers, which results in a stretchable “skin” that detects deformations such as pressure, bending and strain.

By David Nutt
Vision and Discrete Sensors April 27, 2020

Nanoscale microscopic sensors see the light

Cornell researchers who build nanoscale electronics have developed microsensors that are equipped with an integrated circuit, solar cells and LEDs that enable them to harness light for power and communication.

By David Nutt
Robotics February 5, 2020

Researchers create 3D-printed, sweating robot muscle

Cornell researchers have created a soft robot muscle that can regulate its temperature through sweating, which can enable high-powered robots to operate for long periods of time without overheating.

By David Nutt
Energy, Power November 7, 2019

Zinc-anode batteries have high energy density, low cost

Cornell University researchers have found a way to build a zinc-anode battery that not has a high energy density, is cheap, robust, and stable, and has a life cycle that can be prolonged.

By David Nutt
Electrical October 4, 2019

Semiconductor discovery could improve electronics, wireless communication

Cornell University researchers have found that gallium nitride (GaN) could transform create new possibilities with energy-efficient electronics and wireless communication technology.

By David Nutt
Robotics September 20, 2019

Optical lace developed to heighten robots’ sensors

Cornell University researchers are using optical lace to create a linked sensory network similar to a biological nervous system for robots to improve their actions.

By David Nutt
Energy, Power September 6, 2019

Interdisciplinary team awarded grant to research bioenergy conversion

Cornell researchers received a $2 million grant to study the combination of inorganic semiconductor nanoparticles and bacterial cells for more efficient bioenergy conversion.

By David Nutt