Northeastern associate professor of electrical and computer engineering Nian Sun has developed a method for power efficiently tuning the inductors of inductor – capacitor tank circuits widely used in cell phones and other radio-frequency devices allowing a much large tunable frequency range, a feat that has eluded scientists for decades.
Your mom called. How do you know? You see the missed call on your cell phone, so you call her back. You know it’s her, so you don’t have to […]
On April 15 I was walking my dog in Franklin Park, a big beautiful green space just at the edge of the city. At 3:32 pm my cousin sent me […]
When disaster strikes, we rely on our social networks for support. During hurricane Sandy, neighbors helped neighbors by sharing electrical power with those who’d lost it or removing tree limbs […]
The mobile internet is booming. For example, when was the last time you had a question and a cell phone at the same time and not looked up the answer […]
AT&T Inc. has proposed buying T-Mobile USA for $39 billion, a merger that would create the nation’s largest U.S. wireless carrier. What would this development mean for consumers and the industry? Fareena Sultan, a professor of marketing and the Robert Morrison Fellow in Northeastern University’s College of Business Administration, assesses the impact of the potential deal.