News tagged ‘silicon’

Thursday, 2 Feb 2012

Molybdenite - the New Semiconductor Material?

Molybdenite - the New Semiconductor Material?

Researchers from Switzerland have reportedly discovered a way to use molybdenite to make semiconductor transistors that are free of silicon, the traditional material used in semiconductors. Molybdenite is touted as an alternative material to overcome the miniaturization limits of silicon.

Thursday, 17 Nov 2011

Scientists' Claim They Are Able to Turn Hydrogen into Metal

Scientists' Claim They Are Able to Turn Hydrogen into Metal

Two researchers at the Max-Plancl Institute claim to have coaxed hydrogen, an alkali metal, into displaying metallic properties. Meaning the search for room temperature superconductors may soon be over.

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