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A new silicon-based laser emits the short, high-frequency light pulses that are necessary for today’s telecommunications networks.
For the first time, a silicon-based optical cable will be commercially available.
Research shows that silicon can wring two electrons from each photon of incoming light.
First of its kind computing prototype.
Infrared light-emitting nanowires could lead to optical communications on microchips.
First Solar’s thin-film technology is now challenging silicon panels at large-scale solar-power facilities.
A new way to grow various semiconductors on silicon could speed up electronics.
Metal nanocrystals can more than double memory capacity.
Nanometer-size silicon rings could make detecting DNA and individual proteins easier.
Silicon nanowires may guide stem-cell development.