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Offline W8LV

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The Vacuum Transistor
« on: January 17, 2015, 01:44:41 pm »
Much like when the invention of the first transistor was initially underreported,  here is (I think) the most missed story of (now) last year: The invention of the Vacuum Transistor,  a new high speed device!
http://spectrum.ieee.org/semiconductors/devices/introducing-the-vacuum-transistor-a-device-made-of-nothing
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Re: The Vacuum Transistor
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2015, 03:04:06 pm »
Good, because I am getting sick and tired of the gigahertz bullshit.  Terahertz or bust!
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Re: The Vacuum Transistor
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2015, 04:27:09 pm »
Great article. The best thing I have read in a long while!
 

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Re: The Vacuum Transistor
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2015, 01:23:58 am »
They don't really explain what makes their work different from similar research in the 1980s, which never seem to go anywhere beyond cool demo devices.
 


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