Intelligent Framework Aims To Optimize Data Transfer in 5G Networks
New tech is designed to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently in order to improve end-to-end data transmission rates.
New Electric Car Charger Is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech
A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.
Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’
A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems.
Model Fuses Social Media, Remote Sensing Data With Goal of Identifying Nuclear Threats
A new model allows researchers to draw on normally incompatible data sets, such as satellite imagery and social media posts, to answer questions about what is happening in targeted locations.
Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input
NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.
New Techniques Boost Performance of Non-Volatile Memory Systems
Researchers have developed new software and hardware designs that should limit programming errors and improve system performance in devices that use non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies.
Streaming on a Wireless Power Connection: Integrated High-Speed Data and Wireless Power Transfer
New system can simultaneously deliver watts of power and transmit data at rates high enough to stream video over the same wireless connection.
New Manufacturing Process for SiC Power Devices Opens Market to More Competition
Researchers are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics.
NASA Grant Funds Research Into Tracking UAVs
A new, NASA-funded project at NC State aims to develop new tools for navigation and surveillance of manned aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
From Transformers to Autonomous Systems
How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.
Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality
A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.
New Design Improves Performance of Flexible Wearable Electronics
New design has self-healing properties to maintain connections - and keep devices working - even after a thousand flexes.
Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?
Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine.
Hands-On Model Helps Students Understand Genetic Engineering
A team of faculty and undergraduate researchers have created an interactive, physical model to teach students about genetics and biological processes at the cellular level.
Tracking the Movement of Cyborg Cockroaches
Research offers new insights into how far and how fast cyborg cockroaches – or biobots – move when exploring new spaces. The work moves researchers closer to their goal of using biobots to explore collapsed buildings and other spaces in order to identify survivors.