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Quantum dots are not dots

Researchers from the Quantum Photonics Group at DTU Fotonik in collaboration with the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen surprise the scientific world with the discovery that light emission from solid-state photon emitters, the so-called quantum dots, is fundamentally different than hitherto believed.

Posted: Dec 21st, 2010

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Packing electrons in a nano box

A research team in Japan succeeded in controlling the few-particle quantum state of a semiconductor quantum dot, and changing its correlation energies. This research achievement will make it possible to develop semiconductor non-linear devices which enable stable drive with low power consumption.

Posted: Dec 21st, 2010

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A*STAR and GLOBALFOUNDRIES collaborate to develop MEMS capacitive sensor platform technology for motion sensing applications

The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a research institute of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and GLOBALFOUNDRIES are joining hands to develop MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) Capacitive Sensor Platform Technology for power-efficient and highly sensitive motion sensing applications that are relevant to consumer electronics, automotive and aerospace industries.

Posted: Dec 21st, 2010

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Thailand increases incentives for nanotechnology investment

The aim of this initiative which has been in the works since 2009 is to encourage more use of high-technology in Thailand's nanomanufacturing. This type of business will be categorized as a top priority business which brings greater benefits to the country and boost Thailand's positioning as an attractive investment destination.

Posted: Dec 21st, 2010

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Video shows first working invisibility cloak

Researchers at Fractal Antenna Systems have written a new chapter in the science of making things disappears. Their wideband microwave invisibility cloak, first revealed in March 2009, now makes its debut for everyone to see in a new video.

Posted: Dec 20th, 2010

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