transistor

How small can transistors get?

The amazing shrinking transistor! Watch it contract a million times until it becomes a tiny dot visible only under a powerful microscope!

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That’s Engineering!

  • transistor – the main component in all modern electronics, has diminished in size since being invented in 1947.
  • semiconductor – a cross between a good conductor (such as copper) and a good insulator (such as rubber). It can be made to accept or reject the flow of electrons in a circuit.

Engineering ideas

  • nanotechnology, graphene,

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