MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT’s OpenCourseWare a free and open educational resource (OER)¬†for educators, students, and self-learners around the world.Here is a short list of what anyone can learn for free via this amazing website. Aeronautics and Astronautics Anthropology Architecture Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation Biological Engineering Biology Brain and Cognitive Sciences Chemical Engineering Chemistry Civil and Environmental Engineering… Continue reading MIT OpenCourseWare

Nano-Piezotronics New Class of Electronic Components

‘Nano-Piezotronics’ — New Class of Electronic Components from PhysOrg.com Researchers have taken advantage of the unique coupled semiconducting and piezoelectric properties of zinc oxide nanowires to create a new class of electronic components and devices that could provide the foundation for a broad range of new applications. […]

Indian, US scientists discuss nano computing at Agra

Indian, US scientists discuss nano computing at Agra “Scores of eminent scientists from India and the US discussed several key issues in the field of nano computing at the Indo-US Shared Vision Workshop on soft, quantum and nano computing being held here. The workshop, held at the Dayalbagh Educational Institute, began Friday with a talk… Continue reading Indian, US scientists discuss nano computing at Agra

An Ultrafast Silicon Filter

An Ultrafast Silicon Filter From Technology Review Written By Prachi Patel-Predd “A 15-nanometer-thick porous silicon membrane could lead to microfluidics filters and make protein purification and blood dialysis more efficient. A porous silicon membrane that is a few nanometers thick can quickly filter liquids and separate molecules that are very close in size, researchers at… Continue reading An Ultrafast Silicon Filter

Breakin the law, Breakin the law

Moore’s Law seen extended in chip breakthrough By Scott Hillis “Intel Corp. and IBM have announced one of the biggest advances in transistors in four decades, overcoming a frustrating obstacle by ensuring microchips can get even smaller and more powerful. The breakthrough, achieved via separate research efforts and announced on Friday, involves using an exotic… Continue reading Breakin the law, Breakin the law