atomic layer deposition

advanced lithographyMolecular Layer Etching Can Help Semiconductors scaling Beyond Moore’s Law

Argonne National Labs have developed a new technique, molecular layer etching, that may help develop microelectronics and show the way beyond Moore’s Law. Molecular layer etching could enable fabricating and controlling material geometries at the nanoscale, which could open new …

atomic layer depositionSelective breeding in Russia domesticated Foxes over a 50 year program and could selection be used to create friendly Artificial Intelligence

Cats and dogs were domesticated by humans thousands of years ago to be pets and companions. Sheep, goats and other animals were domesticated for food. But there may be more to it than that. People who have tried to simply …

atomic layer depositionRussia should start serial production of the T-50 PAK-FA air superiority fighter jet this year

The Russian T-50 PAK-FA appears to be optimized for the air-superiority role like the F-22 more so than the multirole, strike-optimized F-35. Like the Raptor, the PAK-FA is being designed to fly high and fast to impart the maximum amount …

atomic layer depositionNew Compound designated a breakthrough therapy by the FDA. It releases the brakes from muscle growth

A new antibody could dramatically boost strength and muscle mass in patients with cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), sporadic inclusion body myositis, and in elderly patients with sarcopenia according to research published ahead of print in the journal Molecular …

atomic layer depositionUnited States could become number one producer of crude oil and natural gas liquids in 2014

The International Energy Agency was predicting that the US would become the top producer of crude oil and natural gas liquids with 11.6 million bpd in 2015. This would be up from 9.2 million bpd in 2012. The US is …

atomic layer depositionTrade Data Suggests China, US and Europe economies could be leveling off

This is a follow up to a Nextbigfuture article where a Goldman analyst posited that the world economic shocks might be over for a while. WSJ – China’s economy is showing signs of stabilizing after a six-month slowdown, adding to …

atomic layer depositionNew magnetic graphene may revolutionise electronics with graphene spintronics

Researchers from IMDEA-Nanociencia Institute and from Autonoma and Complutense Universities of Madrid (Spain) have managed to give graphene magnetic properties. The breakthrough opens the door to the development of graphene-based spintronic devices, that is, devices based on the spin or …

atomic layer depositionStop Streaming America

There are a series of ads that talk about the media streaming device Roku. Roku, the maker of set-top boxes that stream TV. Here is the text of the ad about Keep Streaming America. America, a majestic land made even …

atomic layer depositionPath to 14-nm with directed self-assembly

Researchers sponsored by Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, today announced that they have successfully created contact hole patterns for a wide variety of practical logic and memory devices using a next-generation …

atomic layer depositionCapturing Near Earth Objects

Arxiv -Capturing Near Earth Objects (22 pages) Technology Review – A particularly good candidate is a 10-meter object called 2008EA9 which will pass within a million kilometres or so of Earth in 2049. 2008EA9 has a very similar orbital velocity …