Article - 29 Jul 2002
Ceramic microdetectors or ceramic photocells may help to cure some kinds of blindness. These materials detect incoming light and convert it into electrical impulses, similar to the retina. The origins...
Article - 7 Jan 2020
Lasers are an advanced optical technology being used across many different applications ranging from astronomy to medicine. Today, there are many different types of lasers, each of which are suited to...
Article - 8 Oct 2019
The use of nanomaterials in electronics (nanoelectronics) has opened the scope of the field, and smaller devices than ever before are now possible.
Article - 25 Jun 2019
This article discusses vertical-cavity surface emitting lasers and their use in a wide range of optical applications.
Article - 14 Feb 2019
The 2018 midyear semiconductor sales were record-breaking. They were found to be 6.0% higher than the previous quarter and a staggering 20.5% higher than the 2017 midyear review.
Article - 14 Nov 2018
This article discusses the semiconductor boom, and questions how long it can last for.
Article - 10 Sep 2018
Resistors are a type of electrical component which are widely used in electrical circuits. In fact, they are one of the most widely used and most important components of an electrical circuit.
Article - 3 Aug 2018
Microrobots are small enough to manipulate systems, but are large enough to include components, providing more control over nanorobots.
Article - 12 Apr 2018
The quantum Hall effect can be observed in 2D electron systems – in low temperatures and strong magnetic fields, the conductance due to this perpendicular movement of electrons can take on new values.
Article - 1 Aug 2001
Grain boundaries play an important role in the electrical behaviour of some materials. Control of grain boundaries can influence how well a material performs. A method for measuring the structure of...