Nov 23, 2020

Scientists Create Electronic Gadget Powered by Quantum Tunneling

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Chakrabartty’s tunneling barrier was built in just such a way that “you can control the flow of electrons. You can make it reasonably slow, down to one electron every minute and still keep it reliable.”

The team is hoping the technology could one day power glucose or even brain activity monitors without the need for batteries.

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