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[EG] World's First Room Temperature Semiconductor Plasmon Nanolaser Created.

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http://www.engadget.com/2011/01/14/w...n-nanolaser-c/

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The big breakthrough is that Berkeley's spaser operates at room temperature -- previous spasers could only sustain lasing at temperatures below -250° C -- enabling its use in commercial products. Plasmon lasers work by amplifying surface plasmons, which can be confined to a much smaller area than the light particles amplified by conventional lasers. This allows for extreme miniaturization of optical devices for ultra-high-resolution imaging, high sensitivity biological sensors, and optical circuits 100 times faster than the electronic variety.
I wonder what sound it makes.....
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We just got lightspeed for our data and processing...sweet!
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Wow...lasing at room temps? Here comes Real Genius 2.
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Room Temperature Semiconductor Plasmon Nanolaser
lol wut?

That is pretty cool though.

In b4 someone says "omg whenz it comin to PC's?!"
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Originally Posted by The_Punisher View Post
lol wut?

That is pretty cool though.

In b4 someone says "omg whenz it comin to PC's?!"
^ this haha
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omg whenz it comin to PC's?!
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lol loser

on topic thats very very cool :d
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Meh, tell me when my new cpu is going to be using this stuff.
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I wonder what sound it makes.....
WHooommmWhooommmWhoooommm
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