Archive: 14/12/2010

Making wafers faster by making features smaller

The manufacturing of semiconductor wafers used in all types of electronics involves etching small features onto a wafer with lasers, a process that is ultimately limited by the wavelength of the light itself. The semiconductor ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in General Physics
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Single quantum dot nanowire photodetectors

Moving a step closer toward quantum computing, a research team in the Netherlands recently fabricated a photodetector based on a single nanowire, in which the active element is a single quantum dot with a volume of a mere ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Health-conscious future could stem from smartphones

The latest smartphones are equipped with a range of technologies that can pinpoint your location. It's only a matter of time before they'll also be able to detect your every movement, says Reetika Gupta, assistant professor ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Telecom
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