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ISSN: 2667-3258
CN: 10-1722/N
p-ISSN: 2096-9457

Recent progress in human body energy harvesting for smart bioelectronic system

From every heartbeat to every footstep, human beings dissipate energy all the time. Researchers are trying to harvest energy from the human body and convert it into electricity, which can be supplied...

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The Big Chip: Challenge, Model and Architecture

As Moore’s Law comes to an end, the implementation of high-performance chips through transistor scaling has become increasingly challenging. To improve performance, increasing the chip area to integrate...

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A review on the GaN-on-Si power electronic devices

The past decades have witnessed a tremendous development of GaN-based power electronic devices grown on Si substrate. This article provides a concise introduction, review, and outlook of the research...

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A commentary of TikTok recommendation algorithms in MIT Technology Review 2021

TikTok is one of the world's most attractive and fastest-growing social media platforms. It has more than 2.6 billion downloads globally and over 100 million users in the US. The “secret weapon” is...

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The grassland carbon cycle: Mechanisms, responses to global changes, and potential contribution to carbon neutrality

•Biotic and abiotic processes together shape the grassland C cycle.•Increasing aridity could cause abrupt changes in grassland ecosystem attributes.•Improper land-use causes rapid loss of grassland...

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Challenges and prospects for advanced packaging

In the post-Moore era, advanced packaging is becoming more critical to meet the everlasting demands of electronic products with smaller size, more powerful performance and lower cost. In this paper,...

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A commentary of GPT-3 in MIT Technology Review 2021

Through the development of large-scale natural language models with writing and dialogue capabilities, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken a significant stride towards better natural language understanding...

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Underwater robot sensing technology: A survey

Underwater robot technologies are crucial for marine resource exploration and autonomous manipulation, and many breakthroughs have been achieved with key indicators (e.g., dive depth and navigation...

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Future Research of Supply chain Resilience: Network Perspectives and Incorporation of More Stakeholders

In recent years, global supply chains face great challenges driven by events such as trade wars, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the Russia-Ukraine War. Since the disruptions caused by such shocks are more...

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The carbon border adjustment mechanism is inefficient in addressing carbon leakage and results in unfair welfare losses

•We found the carbon border adjustment mechanism reduces carbon leakage by 19%.•Different policy schemes including carbon price and revenue usage are considered.•Scenarios of cooperation and counteraction...

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mRNA therapeutics: New vaccination and beyond

The idea of mRNA therapy had been conceived for decades before it came into reality during the Covid-19 pandemic. The mRNA vaccine emerges as a powerful and general tool against new viral infections,...

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A review of GaN RF devices and power amplifiers for 5G communication applications

In the emerging 5G and beyond 5G (B5G) era, the spotlight is sharply focused on the power amplifier, a critical component with stringent specification requirements that dictates the performance of the...

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A concise proof of Benford’s law

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Managing privacy in the digital economy

In this era of the digital economy, proper management of digital privacy is critical for end-users, service providers, platform vendors, and the government. Addressing the increasing privacy concerns...

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Supply chain resilience: measure, risk assessment and strategies

Supply chains in modern economy are fragmented and globalized following international specialization. It brings economic benefits while at the same time may raise propagated risks along supply chains....

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Therapeutic strategies against bacterial biofilms

The emergence of multi-drug resistance makes bacterial infection a major threat to public health and economy. The formation of bacterial biofilms is one of the main reasons of bacterial resistance....

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Antiferromagnetic spintronics: An overview and outlook

Over the past few decades, the diversified development of antiferromagnetic spintronics has made antiferromagnets (AFMs) interesting and very useful. After tough challenges, the applications of AFMs...

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HfO2-based ferroelectric thin film and memory device applications in the post-Moore era: A review

The rapid development of 5G, big data, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies is urgently required for novel non-volatile memory devices with low power consumption, fast read/write speed, and high...

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Ion–solvent chemistry in lithium battery electrolytes: From mono-solvent to multi-solvent complexes

The building of safe and high energy-density lithium batteries is strongly dependent on the electrochemical performance of working electrolytes, in which ion–solvent interactions play a vital role....

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Bosonic quantum error correction codes in superconducting quantum circuits

Quantum information is vulnerable to environmental noise and experimental imperfections, hindering the reliability of practical quantum information processors. Therefore, quantum error correction (QEC)...

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A theory of carbon currency

We propose a new international monetary system based on carbon currency (the carbon standard) to tackle two pressing externalities in today's global economic and political context: the dangerous and...

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Recent progress of Ga2O3 materials and devices based on the low-cost, vacuum-free Mist-CVD epitaxial growth method

Compared with silicon, gallium nitride, silicon carbide, and other traditional semiconductors, gallium oxide (Ga2O3) who possesses, an ultrawide bandgap of approximately 5.0 eV and a higher breakdown...

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Characterization of lipid-based nanomedicines at the single-particle level

Lipid-based nanomedicines (LBNMs), including liposomes, lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) and extracellular vesicles (EVs), are recognized as one of the most clinically acceptable nano-formulations. However,...

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Importance and vulnerability of lakes and reservoirs supporting drinking water in China

•Lake and reservoir contribute the most and the best centralized drinking water in China.•Geographically, the drinking water source types can be classified into three clear regions.•Drinking water sources...

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Gallium oxide (Ga2O3) heterogeneous and heterojunction power devices

Due to its high critical breakdown electrical field and the availability of large-scale single crystal substrates, Gallium oxide (Ga2O3) holds great promise for power electronic and radio frequency...

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