“The reason 5G is so different is that what exactly it will look like is still up in the air. Everyone agrees the phrase is a bit of a catch-all.”
Device uses ultrafast “frequency hopping” and data encryption to protect signals from being intercepted and jammed.
Technique would allow addition of optical communication components to existing chips with little modification of their designs.
Technique could prevent overheating of laptops, mobile phones, and other electronics.
Special-purpose chip reduces power consumption of public-key encryption by 99.75 percent, increases speed 500-fold.
Design is major stepping stone toward portable artificial-intelligence devices.
Assistant professor is honored for her work on energy storage systems and safer, solid-state lithium electrolyte batteries.
State award is funding a new germanium deposition reactor for building the next generation of photonic integrated circuits.