The Bowers lab collaborates with EPFL to develop long-awaited breakthrough technology.
Artist's concept illustration depicting soliton microcombs on silicon wafers. Illustration by Brian Long
Jul 01, 2021
Fungi in the guts of herbivores appear to be making the raw materials for antibiotics. Photograph by Lilli McKinney
Jun 16, 2021
Anaerobic fungi in the guts of herbivores produce the unique building blocks of antibiotics.
Researchers have developed a fast, steerable, burrowing soft robot.
Jun 16, 2021
Researchers explore the shallow underground with a burrowing soft robot.
Jack Kilgore was part of a team that created EmissionControl 2, a granular synthesizer built for music competition.
Jun 15, 2021
Computer science student Jack Kilgore receives university award for undergraduate research on sound granulation.
Experiments in which a simulated landslide causes a "tsunami" in a channel filled with water.
Jun 08, 2021
UCSB mechanical engineer Alban Sauret and colleagues develop a model to better understand the forces that generate the devastating waves.
Artist's concept illustration of a PIC
Jun 02, 2021
AIM Photonics will give already-exploding AI/ML a shot in the arm
Artist's concept illustration depicts a hydrogen vacancy (the black spot left of center) created by removing hydrogen from a methylammonium molecule, which traps carriers in the prototypical hybrid perovskite, mehtylammonium lead iodide CH3NH3Pbl3. Illustration by Xie Zhang
Apr 28, 2021
UC Santa Barbara researchers identify the defect that limits solar-cell performance.
Apr 27, 2021
Developing the modeling and simulation tools for “slippier” surfaces.
Conceptual illustration of AlGaAs-on-insulator integrated quantum photonics devices that would enable chip-scale quantum computing with light (Graphic credit: Lillian McKinney).
Apr 13, 2021
Galan Moody received a prestigious NSF Early CAREER award to pursue quantum photonics research.
Cells resemble foam in the earliest stage of development.
Apr 12, 2021
UCSB researchers uncover how cells control the physical state of embryonic tissues.
Examples of object hallucination. Captions generated by an AI model with low uncertainty values on left, and higher uncertainty values on the right. Photo credit: Yu Junxiao and William Wang
Apr 05, 2021
William Wang is recognized by NSF and the IEEE for his work to advance the field of natural language processing.
Apr 01, 2021
Researchers urge a closer examination of sunlight’s ability to inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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