Nano discovery could point the way to a new era in technology

nanoswitch

An ultra-fast, ultra-tiny switch operates at terahertz speeds — a thousand times faster than the switches in today's fastest consumer-grade computers — using gold nanoparticles added to man-made vanadium dioxide.

Get a glimpse into the future from UAB's David Hilton, Ph.D., and graduate student Nate Brady in The Mix, UAB's research blog.

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