New tool may yield smaller, faster optoelectronics


Related images(click to enlarge) The steady improvement in speed and power of modern electronics may soon hit the brakes unless new ways are found to pack more structures into microscopic spaces. Unfortunately, engineers are already…

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Piezoelectric nanowires allow electrical signals to be produced from mechanical actions


Related images(click to enlarge) Taking advantage of the unique properties of zinc oxide nanowires, researchers have demonstrated a new type of piezoelectric resistive switching device in which the write-read access of memory cells is controlled…

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