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January 3rd, 2004
UI 'sitting on a breakthrough'
Super-fast computing and communications devices, among other things, could be the eventual result of a light-emitting transistor developed by University of Illinois researchers. The development, to be published Monday in the journal Applied Physics Letters and online now, may revolutionize the electronics industry, according to a UI press release. UI Professor Nick Holonyak was a bit more cautious on Friday in discussing what the future may be for the new type of transistor, the basic component of computers and all other modern electronic devices. He said the work is at an early stage and it could take decades for the technology to play out.
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