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futureISSCC – Silicon Could Scale to 7.9 nanometers, Graphene Favorite for Post-CMOS and Call to Increase Energy Efficiency 100 Times

EETimes reports from International Solid State Circuit Conference (ISSCC) For processors, silicon could scale to the 7.9-nm node, which is slated for 2024. Reasons Graphene is the post-CMOS Favorite by James Meindl, director of the Joseph M. Pettit Microelectronics Research …

futureUS Deficit Situation 2008, 2010, 2012 and Other Countries

In response to a post where I noted that the US had in the first two months of fiscal 2010 generated $292 billion of deficit, a commenter 5Live asked what has changed since my posting of Sept. 2008 where I …

cognitive enhancementQuantum Cascade Laser at 120 Watts at Room Temperature

The quantum cascade laser (QCL) is based on inter-subband electron transitions inside a quantum well structure, which can be tailored to emit different wavelengths simply by changing the thickness of the constituent layers. In other words, we are no longer …

brainInterview of Brad Edwards – Space Elevator Expert by Sander Olson

Here is the Brad Edwards interview. Dr. Edwards received his PhD in physics in 1990, and worked at Los Alamos National Lab for 11 years. After leaving Los Alamos, Dr. Edwards has dedicated his career to researching and developing the …

futureIntel Predicts Brain waves will replace keyboard and mouse, dial phones and change TV channels by 2020

By the year 2020, you won’t need a keyboard and mouse to control your computer, say Intel Corp. researchers. Instead, users will open documents and surf the Web using nothing more than their brain waves. (H/T Sander Olson) Scientists at …