Electron states in a semiconductor, set and changed with pulses of light, could be the 0 and 1 of future “lightwave” electronics or room-temperature quantum computers.
Electronics + Devices
Light could make semiconductor computers a million times faster or even go quantum
Semiconductor breakthrough may be game-changer for organic solar cells
Buildings, clothing could generate power.
New $32M center reimagines how computers are designed
‘You shouldn’t need a Ph.D. to design new computing systems.’
A shoe-box-sized chemical detector
Powered by a broadband infrared laser, the device can zero in on the ‘spectral fingerprint region’.
Electricity, eel-style: Soft power cells could run tomorrow’s implantables
Device generates over 100 volts from saltwater.
$7.75M for mapping circuits in the brain
A new NSF Tech Hub will put tools to rapidly advance our understanding of the brain into the hands of neuroscientists.