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Smartphones and laptops becoming too hot to handle

Posted on May 1st, 2017 by in Chemical R&D

Almost everyone who has ever used a smart phone or laptop computer has experienced those microelectronic devices becoming too hot.  Even solid-state devices heat up.  The common belief is that the defects in semiconductor chips cause heat generation. Continue reading “Smartphones and laptops becoming too hot to handle” »

From Sour Milk to Advanced Sensing Materials

Posted on March 15th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

I’ve attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) three out of the last four years.  One of the trends that has persisted through the nearly schizophrenic shows has been the Internet of Things (IoT).  The idea is that a network of sensors communicating through the internet will open up an automated system Continue reading “From Sour Milk to Advanced Sensing Materials” »