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Semiconductor Etching With Light
2012-09-29 05:28:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at one US university have developed a new, low-cost method of etching minute features onto semiconductor wafers while monitoring the process as it happens. University of Illinois electrical and computer engineering professor Gabriel Popescu and colleagues say that their method allows chipmakers to use a special microscope that uses two beams of light to precisely measure the topography. Their technique allows...

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2011-08-26 11:28:40

  University of Illinois researchers are giving a light answer to the heavy question of cell growth. Led by electrical and computer engineering professor Gabriel Popescu, the research team developed a new imaging method called spatial light interference microscopy (SLIM) that can measure cell mass using two beams of light. Described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), the SLIM technique offers new insight into the much-debated problem of whether cells grow...

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2010-04-28 13:15:00

Thanks to an interdisciplinary team of researchers, scientists now have a more complete understanding of one of the human body's most vital structures: the red blood cell. Led by University of Illinois electrical and computer engineering professor Gabriel Popescu, the team developed a model that could lead to breakthroughs in screening and treatment of blood-cell-morphology diseases, such as malaria and sickle-cell disease. The group published its findings in the Proceedings of the National...