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UT Engineers Achieve Low Cost Lasers Using 'Quantum Dots'

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September 11, 1998
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University Of Texas At Austin College Of Engineering
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Using a new technology known as "quantum dots", engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a semiconductor laser that can compete with much more expensive lasers used for data transmission, but at the lower cost sought by the telecommunications industry to address growing Internet traffic.

Using a new technology known as "quantum dots", engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a semiconductor laser that can compete with much more expensive lasers used for data transmission, but at the lower cost sought by the telecommunications industry to address growing Internet traffic.


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