Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet
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Engineers produce smallest 3-D transistor yet

Process that modifies semiconductor material atom by atom could enable higher-performance electronics. Researchers from MIT and the University of Colorado have fabricated a 3-D transistor that’s less than half the size of today’s smallest commercial models. To do so, they developed...

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Researchers Develop new Battery chemistry with 10X More Energy Density over Lithium
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Researchers Develop new Battery chemistry with 10X More Energy Density over Lithium

New co-authored paper demonstrates potential ten-fold energy density increase over existing lithium-ion battery technologies. Scientists from Honda Research Institute have collaborated with researchers at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

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Inexpensive chip-based device may transform spectrometry
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Inexpensive chip-based device may transform spectrometry

Tiny device could replace expensive lab-scale equipment for many applications. Spectrometers — devices that distinguish different wavelengths of light and are used to determine the chemical composition of everything from laboratory materials to distant stars — are large devices...

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The 10 Trillion FPS Camera Captures Light In Slow Motion
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The 10 Trillion FPS Camera Captures Light In Slow Motion

Light moving in vacuum is the fastest thing in the universe. Scientists have tried many times before to catch it on the move with some success. This time a new equipment built by Caltech scientists pulls down a mind-blowing 10 trillion frames per second, meaning it can capture light as...

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Nano-sandwiches in Electronics Significantly Reduce Risk of Overheating
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Nano-sandwiches in Electronics Significantly Reduce Risk of Overheating

A new study about "Reduction of overheating of 2D materials" published in the Journal of Advanced Materials. The work put behind the study is credited to the researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Engineering. By joining together two-dimensional materials used...

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Single Atom Transistor With Ultra-low Power Consumption
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Single Atom Transistor With Ultra-low Power Consumption

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) researchers in Germany have developed a single-atom transistor that can reduce the power consumption of electronic systems significantly. The device is being developed by Professor Thomas Schimmel and his team at the Institute of Applied...

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Femtosecond Electronics With Plasmonic Hot Electron Nano-emitters
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Femtosecond Electronics With Plasmonic Hot Electron Nano-emitters

A team led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) physicists Alexander Holleitner and Reinhard Kienberger has found success for the first time in generating ultrashort electric pulses on a chip. They made this possible by using asymmetric metal antennas only a few nanometers in...

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Unlimited Source of Energy- As good as it Sounds
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Unlimited Source of Energy- As good as it Sounds

In recent decades, humans realized that fossil fuels are a finite source of energy that not only pollutes the environment but is also difficult to extract (it can even be dangerous). Because of this, there has been a huge increase in the development of new ways to extract energy from...

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