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Photons enlisted in quantum computer search
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
In the search for a physical system that could encode quantum states and thus form the basis for a practical quantum computer, researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Rochester are turning to photonics.
Growth envisioned for semiconducting crystals
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3/17/2003   Post a comment
Rudolf "Ruud" Tromp is undertaking groundbreaking work in the study of the growth of organic-semiconducting crystals, such as pentacene, which is being applied in flat-panel display technology.
Soft 'chip' compiles Java into no-OS embedded C
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3/12/2003   Post a comment
Advanced Cybernetics Group Inc. claims to have developed a "write anywhere, run anywhere" technology, called Eclipse, that compiles Java programs into an embedded-C program that has no operating system. Next, ACG intends to compile the C program as software not only for embedded microcontrollers but also for hardware field-programmable gate arrays. Eventually, the company wants to program every chip in a system — not just the CPU — with Java.


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