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Researchers Create Super-Small Single ElectronTransistor
April 18, 2011
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.
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