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posted in October 2003

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Logic and memory shown on molecular scale
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10/31/2003   Post a comment
Integrated circuits all depend on lockstep, unerring, nanoscale accuracy in their fabrication. Now Rice University researchers have challenged that wisdom by demonstrating that molecule-sized electronic devices can be used for both logic and memory, despite being randomly wired, error-prone and inaccurately formed at the nanoscale.
Nanosprings breakthrough shrinks size of sensors
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10/30/2003   Post a comment
Quantum dots, nanowires and other nanoscale structures populate the frontier of semiconductor research, collectively aimed at downsizing chip components to the molecular scale.
Hybrid tunnel diodes could leapfrog Moore's Law
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
Semiconductor researchers have known since the 1950s that the quantum-confinement effects of tunnel diodes boost circuit speed and current handling. Now some researchers say a new CMOS-compatible tunnel diode process could extend the lifetime of existing silicon fabs by leapfrogging the next node in the semiconductor road map.
Hybrid tunnel diodes could leapfrog Moore's Law
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10/27/2003   1 comment
Semiconductor researchers have known since the 1950s that the quantum-confinement effects of tunnel diodes boost circuit speed and current handling while reducing component count and power consumption.
Microfluidic battery runs on water
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10/23/2003   Post a comment
Converting hydrostatic pressure directly into electrical current — without "moving parts" like a fuel cell — has enabled the demonstration of a new kind of battery. The electrokinetic microchannel battery prototype harnessed the combined sub-nanoamp electrical output from 500,000 microfluidic channels to generate microamps of power.
Silicon IC unravels DNA's spiral for easy reading
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10/22/2003   Post a comment
Researchers at Purdue University have succeeded in unraveling strands of DNA into an easy-to-ready linear "tape," potentially a first step toward one day creating computers based on DNA, according to the team.
EEG brain cap detects musical creativity
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10/22/2003   Post a comment
Music researchers report making strides toward a modern-day "brain cap" that can detect and recognize musical ideas in the minds of composers with up to 99 percent accuracy.
Silicon IC unravels DNA's spiral for easy reading
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10/20/2003   Post a comment
Researchers at Purdue University have succeeded in unraveling strands of DNA into an easy-to-ready linear "tape," potentially a first step toward one day creating computers based on DNA, according to the team.
EEG brain cap detects musical creativity
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10/20/2003   Post a comment
Music researchers report making strides toward a modern-day "brain cap" that can detect and recognize musical ideas in the minds of composers with up to 99 percent accuracy.
Key to new security alliance is quantum
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10/20/2003   Post a comment
Uncrackable encryption based on quantum-key distribution could soon come to a network near you.
Key to new security alliance is quantum
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10/20/2003   Post a comment
Uncrackable encryption based on quantum-key distribution could soon come to a network near you.
In Sharp Labs, quest is always tomorrow's tech
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10/13/2003   Post a comment
Sharp Laboratories of America aims to turn your TV into a Web-surfing, news-gathering, sports-summarizing, on-demand movie viewing, e-mail center.
Analog CMOS chip mimics octopus retina
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10/7/2003   Post a comment
Neophyte scuba divers tend to expect underwater vistas akin to those in tropical-island brochures-bright, clear water, filled with colorful fish. The harsh reality is that most underwater scenes are poorly lit at best, with the norm being dark, monotone and murky.
Analog CMOS chip mimics the retina of an octopus
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10/6/2003   Post a comment
Neophyte scuba divers tend to expect underwater vistas akin to those in tropical-island brochures-bright, clear water, filled with colorful fish.


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