News tagged ‘silicon’
Monday, 29 Oct 2012
Scientists at IBM Research have reported a breakthrough in carbon nanotube technology, allowing them to arrange the nanotubes 100 times more densely than earlier methods
Thursday, 2 Feb 2012
Researchers from Switzerland have reportedly discovered a way to use molybdenite to make semiconductor transistors that are free of silicon, the traditional material used in semiconductors. Molybdenite is touted as an alternative material to overcome the miniaturization limits of silicon.
Thursday, 17 Nov 2011
Two researchers at the Max-Plancl Institute claim to have coaxed hydrogen, an alkali metal, into displaying metallic properties. Meaning the search for room temperature superconductors may soon be over.