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Researchers Create Super-Small Single ElectronTransistor


April 18, 2011

an atomic-scale depiction of the SketchSET A University of Pittsburgh-led team has created a transistor that provides a building block for new, more powerful computer memories, advanced electronic materials and the basic components of quantum computers. The transistor's central component--an island that operates with the addition of only one or two electrons--could also be used as an artificial atom for developing new classes of artificial electronic materials. Full Story

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