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posted in December 2003

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Bomb blast simulator looks to 'harden' structures
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12/30/2003   Post a comment
The world's first bomb blast simulator aims to catapult "battle hardening" from a medieval black art into a 21st-century science.
Intel founder joins ZettaCore's board
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12/22/2003   Post a comment
Molecular-memory chip startup ZettaCore Inc. last week appointed Intel Corp. co-founder Les Vadasz to its board of directors.
Nanoscale devices called nearly fit for fabrication
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12/22/2003   Post a comment
As downsized silicon devices approach nanometer dimensions, single-molecule memory cells challenge conventional wisdom.
Sapphire taper spawns silica nanowire
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12/18/2003   Post a comment
A nanowire manufacturing method has yielded 50-nm optical cables &3151; one-thousandth the thickness of a human hair — by drawing a millimeter-sized silica wire across a sapphire taper.
Nanoscale devices called nearly fit for fabrication
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12/18/2003   Post a comment
As downsized silicon devices approach nanometer dimensions, single-molecule memory cells challenge conventional wisdom.
Nanotubes snag semiconductor carrier mobility record
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12/17/2003   Post a comment
Carbon nanotubes recently set a record for carrier mobility in a semiconductor at room temperature, surpassing the previous record, set in 1955 by indium antimonide (InSb), by about 23 percent.
Molecular memory startup snags ex-Intel exec Les Vadasz
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12/16/2003   Post a comment
Molecular memory chip startup, ZettaCore Inc. will announce the appointment of Intel co-founder Les Vadasz to its board of directors.
Nanotubes snag semiconductor carrier mobility record
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12/15/2003   Post a comment
Carbon nanotubes recently set a record for carrier mobility in a semiconductor at room temperature, surpassing the previous record, set in 1955 by indium antimonide (InSb), by about 23 percent.
Nanorings self-assemble into 100-nm memories
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12/15/2003   Post a comment
Nanoscale memories recently self-assembled into nonvolatile magnetic rings with diameters below 100 nanometers.
President signs nanotechnology R&D act into law
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12/8/2003   Post a comment
President Bush last week signed the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act into law.
Intel to release first 'causal' learning algorithms
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12/8/2003   Post a comment
Intel Corp. unveils a do-everything machine learning package this week capable of fusing separate streams from real-time sensors as easily as spotting and identifying objects and conditions.
Nanotech R&D act becomes law
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12/3/2003   Post a comment
President Bush signed into law the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act on Wed. (Dec.3), which has been approved by both Houses of Congress after months of haggling.
Nanoscale devices self-assemble through magnetism
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12/1/2003   Post a comment
Nanoscale devices have been "self-assembled" in the lab to demonstrate everything from a single-molecule transistor to a computer-in-a-test-tube.
Sandia: Output/wavelength firsts for deep-UV LEDs
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12/1/2003   Post a comment
Sandia National Laboratories is reporting new levels of wavelength/power output for deep-ultraviolet LEDs, which are considered critical to future semiconductors, biosensors and communications.
The uses of imperfection
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12/1/2003   Post a comment
Forget the doomsayers' prediction of legions of nanobots wreaking havoc when it comes time for fabrication.


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