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‘Be Different or Die:’ Words of Advice from Entrepreneur and Peregrine Semiconductor Founder

November 4, 2011

…from Entrepreneur and Peregrine Semiconductor Founder Ron Reedy Peregrine Semiconductor co-founder Ron Reedy speaks at the Jacobs School of Engineering during a recent event. Capital comes with instructions. Everything takes π times longer and costs π times as much as you thought. Information only has value when it’s in motion.…

‘Lossless’ Metamaterial Could Boost Efficiency of Lasers and Other Light-based Devices

February 16, 2017

…a metal and a semiconductor. Image credit: Ultrafast and Nanoscale Optics Group at UC San Diego Plasmonic metamaterials are materials engineered at the nanoscale to control light in unusual ways. They can be used to develop exotic devices ranging from invisibility cloaks to quantum computers. But a problem with metamaterials…

UC San Diego Computer Scientist Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Design Research

November 17, 2022

UC San Diego Computer Scientist Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Design Research

Semiconductor-free Microelectronics Are Now Possible, Thanks to Metamaterials

November 7, 2016

…have fabricated the first semiconductor-free, optically-controlled microelectronic device. Using metamaterials, engineers were able to build a microscale device that shows a 1,000 percent increase in conductivity when activated by low voltage and a low power laser. The discovery paves the way for microelectronic devices that are faster and capable of…

UC San Diego Engineer Andrew Kahng Awarded Ho-Am Prize

April 5, 2019

…the advancement of the semiconductor industry by developing design automation software for realization of complex integrated-circuit systems in semiconductors. Established in 1990 by Kun-Hee Lee, the chairman of Samsung, the Ho-Am prize is considered Korea’s highest honor for science, engineering, medicine, the arts and community service. It is named for…

Vanishing Viscosity

July 28, 2014

…of crystal, one a semiconductor compound and the other a type of insulator. Two one-atom thick layers of the semiconductor compound molybdenum disulfide would be separated by a few-atom thick spacer made of boron nitride, and surrounded by additional boron nitride cladding. This sets up a situation in which electrons…

Company Based on UC San Diego Technology Gets Infusion of Capital

December 15, 2017

…process of designing a semiconductor, including Prospect and Unison (used in the semiconductor, aerospace and defense industries). With its new funding, Tortuga Logic will develop new products and increase the feature sets of existing products. The company’s co-founder and CEO Jason Oberg (M.S., Ph.D. ‘12, ‘14) also announced on Dec.…

Nanoengineers Develop Basis for Electronics That Stretch at the Molecular Level

May 7, 2014

…might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function? Today’s flexible electronics are already enabling a new generation of wearable sensors and other mobile electronic devices. But these flexible electronics, in which very thin semiconductor materials are applied to a thin, flexible substrate in wavy…

New Technique Could Expand Number of Diseases Detected by Noninvasive Prenatal Testing

November 9, 2015

…of Sciences, uses a semiconductor sequencing platform to identify small chromosomal deletions or duplications, such as occur in Cri du Chat Syndrome and DiGeorge Syndrome, with a simple blood test from the expectant mother. Detecting these types of small chromosomal abnormalities with conventional techniques usually requires an invasive procedure to…

Exotic particles, chilled and trapped, form giant matter wave

May 24, 2012

…separate layers of a semiconductor, allowed them to persist long enough to cool into this state. Excitons are composite particles made up of an electron and a “hole” left by a missing electron in a semiconductor. Created by light, these coupled pairs exist in nature. The formation and dynamics of…

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