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Michael.Markowitz
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re: EE Times' Top 15 Hot Technologies for 2013
Michael.Markowitz   4/3/2013 5:26:09 PM
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Nice list. Still, in my obviously biased view (as an engineer and ST flack), you're giving short-shrift to FD-SOI, which is faster, simpler and cooler--and BTW a finalist for top Energy Technology in the ACE Awards. FD-SOI's only disadvantage as a sub-30nm process technology is that it isn't being pushed by the industry's 600-lb gorilla.

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Olaf.Barheine   3/6/2013 4:41:18 PM
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And what about us software guys? ;-) My personal hot technology are user interfaces with gesture control, especially in the industrial context. I believe, we will see soon very innovative control systems for robots, for example. But my own 3D printer would be nice, too.

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nannasin28   1/21/2013 8:25:59 AM
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minimal degradation of efficiency over a decade at the least. http://www.hqew.net

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Les_Slater   1/19/2013 5:52:51 PM
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The 100% in my question above was assumed to be visible but I'm not sure if 'illumination' would right word. By definition, 100% efficiency would reflect NO light. You might say 'black' would be its color but 'invisible' might be closer to a correct answer, sort of a 'black hole' of sorts.

Les_Slater
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re: EE Times' Top 15 Hot Technologies for 2013
Les_Slater   1/19/2013 5:47:49 PM
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In the near term 30% sounds like may be close to limit but long term I don't see why efficiency couldn't approach 100%.

green_is_now
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green_is_now   1/18/2013 6:24:55 PM
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What is the cost differential for the competing solutions? # of processes or steps, cost per step, etching, doping, and vapor deposition costs per step.

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green_is_now   1/18/2013 6:24:32 PM
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Depends on the frequencys of illumination... any light is lost energy visoible or not. So black is best for PV efficiency

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Danbob   1/17/2013 9:09:46 PM
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Thats perfect. Thanks for the tip.

docdivakar
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docdivakar   1/17/2013 6:02:12 PM
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Nice one! Practically impossible to get 100%, I would settle any day to 30% efficiency with minimal degradation of efficiency over a decade at the least. MP Divakar

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re: EE Times' Top 15 Hot Technologies for 2013
docdivakar   1/17/2013 6:00:33 PM
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@Danbob: I usually use the print-mode so I can scroll down instead of clicking thru each page.

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