Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2016-08-17

Hardware

With an eye to the next generation of tech gadgetry, a team of physicists at the University of Texas at Austin has had the first-ever glimpse into what happens inside an atomically thin semiconductor device. In doing so, they discovered that an essential function for computing may be possible within a space so small that it's effectively one-dimensional. Read further...

Applications

University of Hawai'i Cancer Center researchers developed a computational algorithm to analyze "Big Data" obtained from tumour samples to better understand and treat cancer. Read further...

Quantum computing

To advance the technology necessary for secure communication, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $12 million to develop systems that use photons in pre-determined quantum states as a way to encrypt data. Read further...