Single-atom writer a landmark for quantum computing
A research team led by Australian engineers has created the first working quantum bit based on a single atom in silicon, opening the way to ultra-powerful quantum computers of the future.
'Memristors' based on transparent electronics offer technology of the future
(Phys.org)—The transparent electronics that were pioneered at Oregon State University may find one of their newest applications as a next-generation replacement for some uses of non-volatile flash memory, a multi-billion ...
Researchers create working Mott transistor prototype
Researchers devise a way to a create graphene transistor
Nanoscientists suggest use of vacuums to overcome limits of conventional silicon-based semiconductor electronics
With the advent of semiconductor transistorsinvented in 1947 as a replacement for bulky and inefficient vacuum tubeshas come the consistent demand for faster, more energy-efficient technologies. To fill this need, ...
Research group creates bendable electronics that hold up under abuse
Graphene on boron nitride work may lead to breakthrough in microchip technology
(Phys.org) -- Graphene is the wonder material that could solve the problem of making ever faster computers and smaller mobile devices when current silicon microchip technology hits an inevitable wall. Graphene, ...
NLT announces naked-eye display with better 3-D view
Researchers develop technique to keep cool high-power semiconductor devices used in wireless applications, electric cars
A group of researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a technique to keep cool a semiconductor material used in everything from traffic lights to electric cars.
Polarized X-ray scattering technique reveals structure of printable electronics
(Phys.org) -- An innovative X-ray technique has given North Carolina State University researchers and their collaborators new insight into how organic polymers can be used in printable electronics such as transistors and ...
Bend-it e-books get real with EPD in factory mode
An optical diode made with silicon technology can be used for quantum information
(PhysOrg.com) -- Transistors, resistors, capacitors, and diodes. All of these are examples of common electrical circuit elements that can be found on a computer motherboard, for instance. Billions of transistors ...
Biodegradable transistors -- made from us
Silicon, a semi-conducting element, is the basis of most modern technology, including cellular phones and computers. But according to Tel Aviv University researchers, this material is quickly becoming outdated in an industry ...