Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Caption: Electrons flash across a series of gold quantum dots on boron nitride nanotubes. Michigan Tech scientists made the quantum-tunneling device, which acts like a transistor at room temperature, without using semiconducting materials. Yoke Khin Yap graphic

Beyond Silicon: Michigan Tech Pioneering Transistors Sans Semiconductors

For decades, electronic devices have been getting smaller, and smaller, and smaller. It’s now possible — even routine — to place millions of transistors on a single silicon chip. But silicon transistors can only get so small. Now, researchers at Michigan Technological University are making transistors out of nanotubes — which allows much smaller structures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2013

An artist's rendering of Michigan State University's Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, now under construction behind its existing National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory. MSU photo.

Michigan State Hosts Top Labs’ Nuclear Scientists

Michigan State University says 220 top nuclear scientists from around the world are coming to the East Lansing campus for a three-day meeting starting Thursday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011

Dow Chemical Co.'s Midland plant.

Dow In Partnership On Next-Generation Cool Roofs

Midland-based Dow Chemical Co. said Friday that the United States Department of Energy will fund key lab research as part of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) between Dow and DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory to accelerate the adoption of cool roof technologies in the U.S.

04/17/2011

State Names 'Center of Energy Excellence'

Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm and Michigan Economic Development Corp. president and CEO Greg Main announced a new Centers of Energy Excellence designation for a wind-energy collaboration based in Eaton Rapids and led by URV […]

07/28/2010

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