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Using CNTs as infrared sensors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductors provide the bases for many different avenues of device research. Indeed, many of the technological devices that are commonplace in our society are reliant on semiconductors. However, as we ...

Jan 04, 2010 feature
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Measuring Electron Orbitals

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, it has been possible to measure electron density in individual molecular states using what is known as the photoelectric effect. Now published in Science, this method repres ...

Nov 16, 2009
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Silicon brittle? Not this kind!

(PhysOrg.com) -- Silicon, the most important semiconductor material of all, is usually considered to be as brittle and breakable as window glass. On the nanometer scale, however, the substance exhibits very ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Big impact from tiny semiconductor lasers

(PhysOrg.com) -- A massive European effort to develop high-brightness semiconductor lasers could transform healthcare, telecoms and display applications and make Europe an undisputed leader in the field.

Aug 12, 2009
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