Nanotechnology Law. Legal news and articles for February 19 - 20, 2012

UNSW's Single-Atom Transistor Could Break Moore's LawAtom-Sized Transistor Foretells Quantum Computer, Scientists SayNews Wrap: Kingfisher in major trouble, violence continues in SyriaTransistor Made Using a Single Atom May Help Beat Moore's LawPurdue scientists part of team challenging Moore's LawThe Single-Atom Transistor That Could Break Moore's LawSingle-atom transistor may be beginning of quantum computingSingle-atom transistor is end of Moore's Law; may be beginning of quantum ...Transistor Made Using a Single Atom May Help Beat Moore's LawScientists make 'perfect' single-atom transistorNano-transistor breakthrough to offer billion times faster computerTiny transistor stays where it's putNano-transistor breakthrough to offer billion times faster computerSingle-atom transistor is 'perfect'Single-atom transistor built with precise control

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Take Zap! Tech Geeks, Starved for More Battery Power, Give Themselves a Charge
Wall Street JournalFebruary 7, 2012

A tech truism called Moore's Law holds that computing power will grow exponentially, as transistors get smaller. But it doesn't apply to batteries. Apple Inc.'s latest iPhone 4S comes with eight hours of talking time—exactly as much as the original ...more »

Researchers Enhance Infrared Photodetector Efficiency Using Nanotechnology
AZoOptics.com (press release)February 16, 2012

ASU engineers are working on technological advances that promise to help enhance infrared photodetection used in sophisticated weapons and surveillance system, industrial and home security systems, medical diagnostics and night vision equipment for law...more »

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UNSW's Single-Atom Transistor Could Break Moore's Law
Gizmodo AustraliaFebruary 20, 2012

A new transistor, based on a single atom, may go further than helping speed things up: it could shatter Moore's Law. For the uninitiated, Moore's Law simply suggests that the number of transistors that can be placed (inexpensively) on an integrated ...more »

Atom-Sized Transistor Foretells Quantum Computer, Scientists Say
PCWorld (blog)February 20, 2012

By Ian Paul, PCWorld Feb 20, 2012 9:48 AM Scientists say they have created the first transistor from a single phosphorous atom using near-atomic precision, which could keep development of processors on track with Moore's law until at least 2020 and ...more »

News Wrap: Kingfisher in major trouble, violence continues in Syria
FirstpostFebruary 20, 2012

Italian lawyers have said that they will invoke the UN law and ask for diplomatic immunity for the two arrested naval personnel. Pakistan's has come up with homegrown version of the iPad with some help from China. It's a venture that bundles together ...more »

Transistor Made Using a Single Atom May Help Beat Moore's Law
San Francisco ChronicleFebruary 20, 2012

...Law by creating a working transistor using a single phosphorus atom. The atom was etched into a silicon bed with "gates" to control electrical flow and metallic contacts to apply voltage, researchers reported in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.more »

Purdue scientists part of team challenging Moore's Law
Indianapolis Business JournalFebruary 20, 2012

...Law by creating a working transistor using a single phosphorus atom. The atom was etched into a silicon bed with “gates” to control electrical flow and metallic contacts to apply voltage, researchers reported in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.more »

The Single-Atom Transistor That Could Break Moore's Law
GizmodoFebruary 20, 2012

The research is reported in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. Other scientists are impressed, too. "It's an absolutely fantastic piece of engineering," physicist Bruce Kane from the University of Maryland, who isn't involved with the work, ...more »

Single-atom transistor may be beginning of quantum computing
domain-BFebruary 20, 2012

(Purdue University image) The single-atom device was described Sunday, 19 February in a paper in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. Michelle Simmons, group leader and director of the ARC Centre for Quantum Computation and Communication at the ...more »

Single-atom transistor is end of Moore's Law; may be beginning of quantum ...
Nanowerk LLCFebruary 20, 2012

19) in a paper in the journal Nature Nanotechnology ("A single-atom transistor"). A controllable transistor engineered from a single phosphorus atom has been developed by researchers at the University of New South Wales, Purdue University and the ...more »

Transistor Made Using a Single Atom May Help Beat Moore's Law
BusinessWeekFebruary 20, 2012

“We really decided 10 years ago to start this program to try and make single-atom devices as fast as we could, and beat that law,” said Michelle Simmons, director of ARC Center for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology at the University of ...more »

Scientists make 'perfect' single-atom transistor
Courier MailFebruary 20, 2012

For more than 50 years, the semi-conductor industry has been upholding Moore's Law, the celebrated prediction by Intel pioneer Gordon Moore that the number of transistors on a chip would double every 18 months or so. But the astonishing run of success ...more »

Nano-transistor breakthrough to offer billion times faster computer
Gloucester AdvocateFebruary 19, 2012

The research is published today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. First developed in the 1950s, transistors revolutionised the electronics industry. Since then, miniaturisation has seen the number of transistors squeezed onto a circuit double about ...more »

Tiny transistor stays where it's put
RegisterFebruary 19, 2012

By Richard Chirgwin • Get more from this author The team that earlier this year characterized a four-atom wire that obeys Ohm's Law has now demonstrated a repeatable single-atom transistor. While single atoms have been observed acting like transistors ...more »

Nano-transistor breakthrough to offer billion times faster computer
Victor Harbor TimesFebruary 19, 2012

The research is published today in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. First developed in the 1950s, transistors revolutionised the electronics industry. Since then, miniaturisation has seen the number of transistors squeezed onto a circuit double about ...more »

Single-atom transistor is 'perfect'
Space Ref (press release)February 19, 2012

The tiny electronic device, described today in a paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, uses as its active component an individual phosphorus atom patterned between atomic-scale electrodes and electrostatic control gates.more »

Single-atom transistor built with precise control
CNETFebruary 19, 2012

by Martin LaMonica February 19, 2012 10:00 AM PST Follow @mlamonica Seeking to keep Moore's Law on pace, researchers have developed a repeatable technique for assembling a single-atom version of the transistor--the building block of semiconductors and ...more »

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