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Materials other than silicon for next generation electronic devices

Silicon has been the most successful material of the 20th century, with major global industries and even a valley named after it. But silicon may be running out of steam for high performance/low power electronics. As silicon strains against the physical limits of performance, could a material like InGaAs provide enough of an improvement over silicon that it would be worth the expense in new equipment lines and training to make the switch worthwhile?

Posted: Aug 28th, 2014

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Nanodiamonds are forever

A professor's research examines 13,000-year-old nanodiamonds from multiple locations across three continents.

Posted: Aug 27th, 2014

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Graphene reinvents the future

For many scientists, the discovery of one-atom-thick sheets of graphene is hugely significant, something with the potential to affect just about every aspect of human activity and endeavour.

Posted: Aug 27th, 2014

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