Keyword: Transistors

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Facility Focus: Aerospace
The Grainger College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign was established in 1868.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Researchers have discovered a single-molecule switch that can act like a transistor and store binary information such as the 1s and 0s used in classical computing. The molecule is around five...

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Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Computer processors have shrunk to nanometer scales over the years, with billions of transistors sitting on a single computer chip. While the increased number of transistors helps make...

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Briefs: Photonics/Optics

A new composition of germanosili-cate glass created by adding zinc oxide has properties good for lens applications. The new family of zinc germanosilicate glass has a high refractive index comparable...

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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The method could support the semiconductor industry and facilitate development of next-gen devices.
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Briefs: Automotive
This practical technique uses magnetism to transmit electricity wirelessly to recharge electric cars, robots, or drones.
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Briefs: Energy
This paves the way for innovative and more energy-efficient printed electronics.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed an optical amplifier that they expect will revolutionize both space and fiber communication.
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Briefs: Materials
With this advance, so-called “flextronics” move closer to reality.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Applications include telecommunications, optical switching, and quantum computing.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
This invention enables improved carrier mobility for solar cells and other electronic devices.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Applications include sensor signal conditioning in harsh conditions such as automotive, oil and gas operations, and firefighting.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The microchips are about 100 times smaller than conventional microchips.
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Briefs: Unmanned Systems
The system uses infrasonic acoustics for weather monitoring and for drone or UAV activity.
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Briefs: Materials
Complete integrated circuits with more than 1,000 organic electrochemical transistors can be screen-printed.
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Briefs: Transportation
The transistors enable power converters to perform at substantially improved efficiencies, especially in high-power applications.
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Briefs: Materials
The new material could help put more power in smaller microchips.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This built-in security measure would prevent hackers from getting enough information about the circuit to reverse-engineer it.
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Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This concept could help break through the present-day data-return bottleneck in deep space missions.
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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
These switches are key to thermal management of nanoscale devices, refrigeration, data storage, thermal computing, and heat management of buildings.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The sensor enables detection of items for security screening, intrusion detection, forensics, and medical imaging.
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Briefs: Weapons Systems
The sensor could provide a way to detect communication signals over the entire radio frequency from 1 to 100 GHz.
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Briefs: Energy
This work potentially opens the door to advances like more energy-efficient electronic devices.
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Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Linking multiple copies of these devices may lay the foundation for quantum computing.
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Briefs: Materials
The AI system can help shorten the time required for 2D material-based electronics to be ready for consumer devices.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
This instrument has applications in medical equipment, robotics, and satellites.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Applications include imaging, sensing, wireless communications, and medical treatments.
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