Tag Results for quantum tunneling (7)

  1. Little-Known Fact #2876: Electrons look like Seth Rogen

    Apparently mobilized by the success of Knocked Up, Phiar Corporation has released a promotional video that anthropomorphizes electrons as sweet-natured slackers on a "CMOS budget." Replete with '70s font treatments and purposefully low production values, "A Day in the Life of an Electron" explains why metal-insulator-insulator-metal diodes are better for electron mobility than semiconductors. An alternate explanation of Phiar's use of quantum tunneling can be found in October's issue of Spectrum Online. …

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