News tagged with electron device

A new light wave

Hold a magnifying glass over the driveway on a sunny day and it will focus sunlight into a single beam. Hold a prism in front of the window and the light will spread out into a perfect rainbow. Lenses like ...

Aug 12, 2013
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A simple solution for big data

Categorizing and representing huge amounts of data—we're talking about peta- or even exabytes of information—synthetically is a challenge of the future. A research paper from the International School ...

Jun 26, 2014
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Graphene nanoribbons as electronic switches

One of graphene's most sought-after properties is its high conductivity. Argentinian and Brazilian physicists have now successfully calculated the conditions of the transport, or conductance mechanisms, in ...

Apr 08, 2014
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