Manipulating Transistors At Terahertz Frequencies
Manipulating Transistors At Terahertz Frequencies

An interdisciplinary team at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum has found a way of accessing the interior of transistors. The researchers have manipulated the electron gas contained within by applying resonators to generate rhythmic oscillation in the terahertz range inside. They shared their findings in the magazine “Scientific Reports”.

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