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Developing Room-temperature Electrically Powered Nanolasers
2013-03-12 16:55:18

Arizona State University Details of how ASU researchers made that leap are published in a recent issue of the research journal Optics Express. The research team is led by Cun-Zheng Ning, an electrical engineering professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, one of ASU´s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. He has been among engineers and scientists across the world attempting to fabricate a workable nanolaser with a volume smaller than its wavelength...

2011-11-17 03:08:13

Crystal erbium compound offers superior optical properties Arizona State University researchers have created a new compound crystal material that promises to help produce advances in a range of scientific and technological pursuits. ASU electrical engineering professor Cun-Zheng Ning says the material, called erbium chloride silicate, can be used to develop the next generations of computers, improve the capabilities of the Internet, increase the efficiency of silicon-based photovoltaic...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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