The first direct measurement of resistance to bending in a nanoscale membrane has been made by scientists from the University of Chicago, Peking University, the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Department of Energy's ...
Oct 09, 2015 in Nanomaterials
Team reports detailed analysis of electrical characteristics of a tiny transistor made from two quantum dots
A single-electron transistor (SET) is an electrical device that takes advantage of a strange quantum phenomenon called tunneling to transport single electrons across a thin insulator. The device serves as an on/off switch ...
Oct 06, 2015 in Quantum Physics