AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to discover and advance new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and information processing.
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Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering have created the first transistors out of silicene, the world’s thinnest silicon material. This new “wonder material” could make computers and other electronics more efficient.
UT ECE graduate student Scott Maddox has been named the recipient of the Best Student paper Award from the 2014 MRS Electronic Materials Conference for his talk "Effects of Growth Rate, Substrate Temperature, and a Bi Surfactant on Doping Limits in InAs: Si Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy.” Scott
UT ECE Graduate Student Xingyu Zhang recently won a Best Student Paper Award at the Organic Photonics + Electronics Symposium, held at the SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference, San Diego, CA, August 17-24, 2014.
Imagine trying to fill up a glass of water, and the more you pour in, the emptier the glass gets. It sounds far-fetched, but if you try this same experiment with electrons instead of water, it’s actually quite possible.