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Quantum Dots Used To Generate Electricity From Waste Heat
2013-02-14 14:46:17

A new type of nanoscale engine has been proposed that would use quantum dots to generate electricity from waste heat, potentially making microcircuits more efficient.

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2008-08-09 11:47:21

In 2006, Andrew Jordan, professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Rochester, together with Alexander Korotkov at the University of California, Riverside, spelled out how to exploit a quantum quirk to accomplish a feat long thought impossible, and last week a research team at the University of California at Santa Barbara has tested the theory, proving it correct.


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  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
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