Friday, June 08, 2007

MIT team lights it up -- without wires - The Boston Globe

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The latest MIT news flash could finally allow consumers to cut their power cords: A Massachusetts Institute of Technology research team has figured out how to wirelessly illuminate an unplugged light bulb from seven feet away.

Within the next five years, MIT physicist Marin Soljacic foresees a day when people could forgo the tangle of wires that keeps laptop, iPod, and cellphone users on a short leash. Instead, they could use a carefully designed magnetic field to deliver power to devices over the air.

MIT team lights it up -- without wires - The Boston Globe

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