News tagged with transistors

Toward tinier transistors

( —The foundation of many, many modern electronic devices – including computers, smart phones, and televisions – is the silicon transistor. However, the shrinking of consumer electronics is driving researchers ...

dateJul 03, 2013 in Nanophysics
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Researchers develop light transistor

TU Vienna has managed to turn the oscillation direction of beams of light – simply by applying an electrical current to a special material. This way, a transistor can be built that functions with light instead of electrical ...

dateJul 08, 2013 in General Physics
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Micro transistor prototypes map the mind

( —To make better mind maps, a group of French scientists – building on prototypes developed at the Cornell NanoScale Science and Technology Facility (CNF) – have produced the world's first microscopic, organic ...

dateApr 12, 2013 in Engineering
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