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Semiconductor-free Microelectronics Are Now Possible, Thanks to Metamaterials

November 7, 2016

…University of California San Diego 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.

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

November 17, 2022

UC San Diego professor Tajana Šimunić Rosing will receive the 2022 University Research Award from the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) for excellence in semiconductor design research, becoming the first woman recipient in the category.

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…

UC San Diego Engineer Andrew Kahng Awarded Ho-Am Prize

April 5, 2019

University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering Professor Andrew B. Kahng has been awarded the 2019 Ho-Am Prize for Engineering, the highest award for engineering in Korea.

Improving Signal Amplification in Semiconductors and Other Optoelectronic Devices

January 27, 2015

According to the American Institute of Physics (AIP), a new signal amplification process developed by researchers at the University of California, San Diego is “now poised to fuel new generations of electrical and photonic devices – transforming communications, imaging, and computing.”

UC San Diego Chemists Boost Future of New Energy

January 9, 2018

…the interface between organic semiconductors and metal surfaces. The UC San Diego research by Department of Chemistry faculty Wei Xiong and Francesco Paesani, plus two graduate students and a postdoctoral fellow, marks the first time that this novel direct charge transfer mechanism was measured in energy systems such as solar…

Physicists Practice ‘Spin Control’ to Improve Information Processing

July 16, 2018

…using “excitons,” electrically neutral quasiparticles that exist in insulators, semiconductors and in some liquids. And their latest study of excitonic spin dynamics shows functional promise for our future devices.

Physicists’ Room-Temperature Research Leads to ‘Exciting’ Possibilities for Science

May 22, 2018

…neutral, these quasiparticles exist in systems like insulators and semiconductors, but University of California San Diego physicists have established a way that may bring them into future cell phones and laptops.

Data Science Helps Engineers Discover New Materials for Solar Cells and LEDs

May 22, 2019

UC San Diego engineers have developed a high-throughput computational method to design new materials for next generation solar cells and LEDs. Their approach generated 13 new material candidates for solar cells and 23 new candidates for LEDs.

‘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.…

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