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Visible LEDs Are 50 Years Old
2012-10-09 18:40:09

One technology has only just begun to be implemented into our society on a wide-scale, but it has actually been around for 50 years: the LED.

2010-05-13 07:07:51

While the laws of physics weren’t made to be broken, sometimes they need revision.

2009-06-15 11:19:28

Researchers have constructed a light-emitting transistor that has set a new record with a signal-processing modulation speed of 4.3 gigahertz, breaking the previous record of 1.7 gigahertz held by a light-emitting diode.


Word of the Day
cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.