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  • A Novel Technique of Thermoelectric Conversion (No. T4-1583)

    Scientist: Yoseph Imry

    The thermoelectric effect is the direct conversion of temperature differences to electric voltage and vice versa. Thermoelectric effects are used in various applications, where heat energy is saved, that would be otherwise lost. Although the TE conversion efficiency is nowadays low (5-8%), the novel technique developed a ... Read more
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  • Acquisition of Multidimensional NMR Spectra in a Single Scan (No. T4-1151)

    Scientist: Lucio Frydman

    A method to significantly shorten acquisition times of high-quality MRI images. Multidimensional nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is used nowadays in many applications (e.g., discovery of new pharmaceutical drugs, characterization of new catalysts, and investigation of the structure and dynamics of proteins). One drawbac ... Read more
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  • Carbon Nanotube Based Transistor Device (No. T4-1730)

    Scientist: Shahal Ilani

    With the continuous trend of electronic component miniaturization, process control technologies must keep up with component size reduction. Defects that were so far negligible, are now posing critical operation obstacles, and are more difficult to identify as scales are reduced to <10 nm. This new technology developed ... Read more
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  • Composite Functional Metasurfaces for Multispectral Achromatic Optics (No. T4-1845)

    Scientist: Yehiam Prior

    A new technology for producing flat optical components based on optical metasurfaces. These components can potentially serve high resolution imaging, spectrometry, light processing and beam shaping devices. The optical metasurfaces that we develop are composed of closely spaced optical nanoantennas which can be deposit ... Read more
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  • Detection of Short Dispered Pulse Signals (No. T4-1802)

    Scientist: Avishay Gal-Yam

    Pulses are applied in various fields such as oil & gas exploration, detection (e.g. sonar, lidar and radar) and communication. When pulses pass through dispersive media, the arrival times at the detector of different frequency components may differ, and as a result the pulse may become degraded (e.g. transformed to a ... Read more
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  • Device for Electric Field Induced Local Magnetization (No. T4-1886)

    Scientist: Ron Naaman

    A new technology developed by a group of researchers led by Prof. Ron Naaman from the Weizmann Institute, harnesses the advantages of electron spin orientation for memory and information transmission applications. The innovation enables replacement of the traditional current-based semiconductor technologies, yielding fas ... Read more
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  • Devices and Methods to Measure Small Displacements (No. T4-1815)

    Scientist: Igor Lubomirsky

    This novel method utilizes polarized light that in contrast to conventional methods does not interact directly with the material or with the material’s surface. Here the material to be tested is secured underneath a reflective material, such that the polarized light reflected off the reflective material does not intera ... Read more
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  • High-Performance Electrochromic Devices (No. T4-1380)

    Scientist: Milko van der Boom

    High performance electrochromic materials that exhibit a practical combination of low-voltage operation and efficient color switching as well as long-term stability have been developed by the group of Prof.< size=2 face=Verdana> van der Boom. Electrochromic materials undergo reversible optical changes in response t ... Read more
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  • Highly Sensitive Nanoscale Scanning Magnetic and Thermal Sensor (No. T4-1481)

    Scientist: Eli Zeldov

    A new technology developed by a group of researchers from the Weizmann Institute is a nanoscale sensor-on-tip for local magnetic signals and thermal dissipation with state-of-the-art sensitivity and spatial resolution. In light of the rapidly developing scanning-probe based technologies including nanomagnetism, spintroni ... Read more
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  • Inertial NEMS for Nanosensor Applications Based on Inorganic Nanotubes (No. T4-1828)

    Scientist: Ernesto Joselevich

    Inertial sensors for motion detection are being incorporated into an increasing number of portable devices, including diverse IoT applications, mobile phones, wearable electronics, automotive systems and medical diagnostic sensors. The current size reduction trend in electronics, requires incorporation of reliable nanoel ... Read more
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