Tag: semiconductors

Byte elephant on a plate
Building quantum computers to perform at extraordinary speed is still in its early stages, but UC Santa Barbara’s physicists and engineers are leading the way.
Diamonds are a spin's best friend
Understanding and controlling single-electron spins is viewed as the future of information and communication technologies. UCSB’s spintronics center is figuring out how to work with this phenomenon at room temperature, making such devices practical for the real world.
Question and Answer: Pierre Wiltzius
UCSB's Dean of Science talks with us about what brought him (back) to Santa Barbara and what he sees in the future for the sciences here.
Share and Share Alike
Linking local nanotechnology companies and researchers into a chain that stretches across the country
Plastic Power
Making photovoltaics at least as cheap as the grid.
More from Less
A look at our energy future.
Which Way to the Hydrogen Highway?
It may be the fuel of the future, but it's a challenge to store and costly to generate.
Silicon and Beyond
Has the semiconductor revolution run its course? Not quite.