UCSB engineering professor John Bowers’ group develops a high-performance mode-locked quantum-dot laser on silicon, enabling blazing data-transmission rates.
Artist's concept depicting a mode-locked quantum-dot laser in action. Illustration by Brian Long
Feb 13, 2019
A presenter at the two-day polymer-upcycling workshop at UCSB
Jan 30, 2019
At a polymer-upcycling workshop, members of academia, national labs, and industry take on one of the world’s most pressing challenges.
Artist's interpretation of the optical dynamics inside the laser ring cavity of the new Brillouin laser. Illustration by Brian Long
Jan 23, 2019
Shrinking a high-performance laser paves the way for broader applications of the powerful technology.
Computer science professor Elizabeth Belding
Jan 17, 2019
UCSB Researchers create an app that ensures anonymity and trustworthiness for minority groups using social media in authoritarian countries.
Professor Beth Pruitt
Jan 07, 2019
UCSB professor Beth Pruitt and collaborators create a device to help understand how cells communicate to form tissues under loading.
Artist's concept depicting multiple types of messenger RNA and micro-RNA combining along a vast interconnected web to power, and prevent overproduction of, specific brain cell types. Illustration by Brian Long
Dec 21, 2018
Researchers develop new knowledge about how messenger RNAs and micro-RNAs in drive and control cell production during brain development.
Umesh Mishra presents the 2018 Faculty Research Lectur, "Thank God for GaN."
Nov 29, 2018
The professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering describes what makes gallium nitride a superior semiconductor.
Professor Dan Blumenthal, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Nov 15, 2018
The FRESCO project received $3.75 million to develop a low-power, low-cost solution for overcoming power and bandwidth scaling limitations.
Turbines spinning in fog at an offshore wind farm reveal the wind shadows the big blades cause. Photo by Vattenfall
Oct 10, 2018
Mechanical engineer models ways to make wind turbines "play nice" together to enhance wind farms' efficiency.
Microbes that are found in bovine digestive tractsand allow the animals to "unlock" the energy in cellulose may be applicable to developing clean fuels.
Oct 09, 2018
A short video describes Michelle O'Malley's research exploring her novel approach to clean energy.
Artist's representation of embryonic tissue being formed. Illustration for Nature cover by Brian Long.
Sep 20, 2018
UCSB researchers uncover a longtime mystery: how tissues and organs are sculpted during embryogenesis.
Mostofi's method is makes it possible to count accurately the people in this room through the walls without anyone holding a device in the room.
Sep 18, 2018
Professor Yasamin Mostofi's method is accurate and requires no devices to be located inside the room.
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