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Tagged: silicon

  • Thin Film's Time in the Sun

    First Solar’s thin-film technology is now challenging silicon panels at large-scale solar-power facilities.


  • Sheets of Stretchable Silicon

    Researchers have shown that ultrathin sheets of silicon can stretch in two dimensions–opening up the possibility of electronic eyeballs and smart surgical gloves.

  • 3-D Nano Images

    IBM researchers have developed a nuclear MRI technique that can see features as small as 90 nanometers.

  • A Better Silicon Laser

    Researchers at Intel have made the most efficient silicon laser yet, potentially paving the way for cheaper medical imaging and ultrasensitive chemical detection.

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  • Tiny Light Bulbs

    Ultrasmall light-emitting fibers deposited on electrodes can serve as nanometer-scale light sources.


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