Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Examples of Cutting Edge Semiconductor Devices?

  1. May 23, 2007 #1
    Can anyone give me some examples of some of the most cutting-edge/futuristic/"we're not there yet" applications for semiconductors? You know... the "exciting" stuff. :biggrin:

    I'm doing an informal presentation for my solid state class, and wanted to get some ideas of what I should research.

    Thank you!
  2. jcsd
  3. May 23, 2007 #2

    Dr Transport

    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    lasing in silicon is one of the hottest topics that has yet to be exploited to a point where it is utilized in devices.
  4. May 23, 2007 #3
    Double Heterostructure Lasers is what you need. You can find many documents on Internet.
  5. May 24, 2007 #4
    Thanks guys. The silicon photonics was an excellent source of interesting stuff. I also chose semiconductor spintronics and diamond semiconductors. I think that should be enough! :)
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook