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Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics.&nbsp;<a href="#__target_object_not_reachable"> <br /></a>

Nanoelectronics

Tomorrow's electronics are diverse. Above all, they take place on the smallest scale. On the nanometre scale, researchers today are already juggling the most varied ingredients: various organic substances on a molecular level or graphene which shows unusual mechanical or electronic characteristics. [more]

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Computer Science

Printed electronics: A multi-touch sensor customizable with scissors

October 10, 2013

In the future, users can take printed multi-touch sensors to create interactive applications  

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Computer Science

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The piano as a typewriter

September 18, 2013

Pianists play their instruments as fast as experienced typists on a QWERTY keyboard [more]

Computer Science

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Moveable displays made of paper

September 11, 2013

Flexpad turns paper or plastic film into a computer input device and display monitor [more]

Computer Science

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New keyboard for touchscreens

April 17, 2013

Computer scientists design new keyboard layout on touch screen devices [more]

Complex Systems . Computer Science . Mathematics

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The pathways of epidemics

October 30, 2012

A new computer model rapidly and accurately estimates who spreads an infection particularly extensively, thereby facilitating countermeasures [more]

Complex Systems . Computer Science

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Computing in the net of possibilities

August 14, 2012

The complex network computer processes information in a fundamentally new way – and could one day rival today's computers [more]

Computer Science

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Cebit 2012: 3D animations for everyone

March 06, 2012

3D movies like "Toy Story" or "Transformers" are based on everyday objects that are able to move like humans. Such 3D characters are created by skilled experts in time-consuming manual work. Computer scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics have now developed two computer programs that can accomplish the same process in mere seconds and can easily be handled even by inexperienced users. [more]

Computer Science . Medicine

Tissue structure delays cancer development

December 19, 2011

Computer model reveals that spatial structure delays tumour formation [more]

 
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