Transistors are an indispensable building block in electric appliances, where they amplify weak electric currents.COOL.
Now researchers have developed a new type of transistor that is 50 times more energy efficient than today’s models.
It is also the first to be developed using nanotechnology.
“This kind of transistor should be able to reduce energy consumption in mobile phones and computers, for example, so they wouldn’t have to be recharged so often. What’s more, it can pave the way for communicating in frequencies that are too high for today’s technology,” says Lars-Erik Wernersson, professor of solid state physics at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University, in Sweden.
Saturday, April 26, 2008
NEW NANO-TRANSISTOR 50 TIMES MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT
SCIENCE DAILY: First Transistor Using Nanotechnology Is 50 Times More Energy Efficient Than Current Models
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