Harnessing the potential of quantum tunneling: Transistors without semiconductors
(Phys.org) —For decades, electronic devices have been getting smaller, and smaller, and smaller. It's now possible—even routine—to place millions of transistors on a single silicon chip.
Scientists propose quantum wells as high-power, easy-to-make energy harvesters
Researchers fabricate first large-area, full-color quantum dot display
0-D: Zero-dimensional quantum dots identified by researchers
(Phys.org) —In physics, there's small, and then there's nullity – as in zero-dimensional.
Quantum age edges closer
(PhysOrg.com) -- The arrival of superfast quantum computing is closer following recent breakthroughs by an international team led by UNSW researchers.
Quantum-dot LED screens may soon rival OLEDs and LCDs
Quantum dot LED approaches theoretical maximum efficiency
Print your own lasers, lights and TV screens
Imagine printing your own room lighting, lasers, or solar cells from inks you buy at the local newsagent. Jacek Jasieniak and his colleagues at CSIRO, the University of Melbourne and the University of Padua ...
Highly efficient solar cells could result from quantum dot research
Conventional solar cell efficiency could be increased from the current limit of 30 percent to more than 60 percent, suggests new research on semiconductor nanocrystals, or quantum dots, led by chemist Xiaoyang ...
Physicists lay the groundwork for cooler, faster computing
University of Toronto quantum optics researchers Sajeev John and Xun Ma have discovered new behaviours of light within photonic crystals that could lead to faster optical information processing and compact computers that ...
Physicists build quantum refrigerator based on four quantum dots
A solid case of entanglement
Physicists have finally managed to demonstrate quantum entanglement of spatially separated electrons in solid state circuitry.