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chris berry

Chris Berry awarded 2012 Michigan Space Grant Consortium Fellowship

The proposed emitter incorporates plasmonic photoconductors to more efficiently convert power from incident laser light into terahertz radiation.|Short Read
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Next-generation computer memory firm receives U-Ms first startup investment

Crossbar is developing a new nonvolatile memory technology that will offer unprecedented density and power improvements in tomorrow’s electronics.|Short Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Spotlight: 3-D electrical force fields manipulate microscale particles

The primary advance shown in this research as compared to earlier work is the successful use of a 3-D potential force field. |Short Read
ct scan

New technology allows CT scans to be done with a fraction of the conventional radiation dose

“We’re excited to be adding Veo to the measures we already have in place to ensure that we get diagnostic images using the lowest amount of radiation possible."|Medium Read
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Prof. Raj Nadakuditi receives 2012 SPS Young Author Best Paper Award

Nadakuditi's research has applications in biomedical signal processing, wireless communications, geophysical signal processing, array processing, and finance.|Short Read
satellite

David D. Chen awarded NSERC Fellowship for Earth Remote Sensing

The bulk of Chen's current research centers on the detection and mitigation of radio frequency interference with microwave radiometers.|Short Read
srinath sridhar

Srinath Sridhar awarded Rackham International Student Fellowship

Srinath's research focuses on using computer vision techniques such as markerless camera tracking for creating augmented reality AR environments. |Short Read
sid bao

Sid Bao earns Best Student Paper Award for Computer Vision Research

Bao's research is in Semantic Structure from Motion, a new framework for jointly recognizing objects as well as reconstructing their underlying 3D geometry.|Short Read
jinyoung hwang

Jinyoung Hwang receives Best Poster Award for research leading to improved solar cells

The researchers succeeded in drastically suppressing the thermal emission rate in GaSb/GaAs quantum dots — resulting in more efficient solar cells.|Short Read
ultraviolet team

A smarter way to make ultraviolet light beams

The researchers have optimized an optical resonator to take an infrared signal from relatively cheap telecommunication-compatible lasers and boost it to an ultraviolet beam.|Medium Read
scientists

‘Perfect black’ coating can render a 3D object flat, raises intriguing dark veil possibility in astronomy

The carbon nanotube carpet is about half the thickness of a sheet of paper and absorbs 99.9 percent of the light that hits it.|Medium Read
nonlinear optics

Celebrating the birth of a new science

The discovery of nonlinear optics was just one of several Michigan “firsts” that occurred about fifty years ago, and underscores the importance of involving undergrads in research.|Short Read