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Passing the Superconductivity Baton: Turning Adversity into Opportunity
Superconductivity sounds like a superpower, but it’s not—at least not in the traditional sense. It refers to the property of zero electrical resistance in some metals at very low absolute temperatures…
Semiconductors: What Are the New Possibilities of Discrete Components in the IoT Age?
Look around. How many electronic devices do you see? The ubiquity of electronic devices means we are surrounded by semiconductors all the time. But, wait—what exactly are semiconductors? What do they …
Harnessing the Strengths of a Semiconductor Technology to Power a Hydrogen Economy
The idea of a hydrogen-powered future might seem like something straight out of science fiction, but believe it or not, the technology for hydrogen energy is real. Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade a…
The Future of Automobiles from the Perspective of the Semiconductor: What’s Happening on the Front Line
Semiconductors—you may never have seen one, but they’re most definitely a part of your life, integral as they are to everything from smartphones, tablets, and computers, to digital appliances like TVs…
Power Devices: The Tiny, Eco-Friendly Key to Our Low-Carbon Society Dreams?
Nowadays, semiconductors are everywhere, hidden within the electronic devices that support our everyday lives.Of particular interest, however, are power devices—a type of discrete components. Demand f…
90 Years of Turbines: The Heart of Power Generation
Electricity is an essential part of our daily lives, providing comfort and security for us all. While electricity can be produced in a number of ways, thermal power generation has consistently supplie…