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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.

MIT Researchers Create Best Ever Quantum Dots
2013-02-04 15:37:24

A team of MIT researchers has advanced the study of quantum dots and showed how to overcome some these barriers and even produce a better, more efficient quantum dot.

2012-10-09 21:55:27

If quantum computers are ever going to perform all those expected feats of code-breaking and number crunching, then their component qubits---tiny ephemeral quantum cells held in a superposition of internal states---will have to be protected from intervention by the outside world.

Electrons Enclosed Inside Nano-pyramids
2012-09-28 15:54:14

Quantum dots are nanostructures of semiconducting materials that behave a lot like single atoms and are very easy to produce.

2012-08-21 00:46:32

New process developed at MIT could enable better LED displays, solar cells and biosensors — and foster basic physics research.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.