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2012-08-10 17:32:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers are attempting to create futuristic surgical gloves that can allow doctors to perform ultrasound scans through the tips of their fingers. Scientists have created devices that are capable of responding with high precision to the stresses and strains associated with touch and finger movement. In order to create these devices, they had to be able to mimic and recreate the intricate properties of the fingertips through using...


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2010-11-19 17:38:17

A transistor, made of a solid piece of semiconductor material, is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals. It has at least three terminals for connection to an external circuit. A voltage or current applied to one pair of transistor's terminals changes the current flowing through another pair of terminals. The transistor amplifies the signal since the controlled power can be much more than the controlling power. The transistor is a fundamental building block of...

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