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Cartoon coyote's fall inspires development of new properties of silicon

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Surrey, has discovered a new type of silicon that could be used to control light beams in a new kind of photonic chip – a chipset where information is carried by light beams rather than electrical currents.

Alternative to traditional batteries moves a step closer to reality after exciting progress in supercapacitor technology

Lithium-ion batteries could be under threat after the development of polymer materials by the Universities of Surrey and Bristol, along with Superdielectrics Ltd, that could challenge the dominance of these traditional batteries.  

Cars could find their own parking space and drive themselves there, thanks to new technology being developed at Surrey

Cars in the near future could drive themselves to a multi-storey car park, find a space and return to their owners at a push of a button, thanks to new technology being developed at the University of Surrey.

British universities to debut world’s first 5G end-to-end network at Mobile World Congress [26 February – 01 March]

The University of Surrey (5GIC), University of Bristol and King’s College London will this week [26 February – 01 March] debut the world’s first end-to-end 5G network at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

University of Surrey receives prestigious award at Buckingham Palace

At a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace (22nd February), representatives from the University of Surrey were delighted to receive The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education from HRH Prince Charles and The Duchess of Cornwall, on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen.

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