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Crystalline Materials Could Mean 3-D TV And Ultrafast Computers

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March 29, 2002
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American Chemical Society
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In an advance that might do for television and computers what the transistor did for electronics, a research team at the University of California in Los Angeles has devised a means of directing the molecular action of crystalline materials with properties of both solids and liquids. It means consumers, in less than a decade, might be able sit back and revel in solid-looking images that literally project out from a television-like device. That’s not to mention the light-driven computer that could work maybe a million times faster or store a billion times more data.

In an advance that might do for television and computers what the transistor did for electronics, a research team at the University of California in Los Angeles has devised a means of directing the molecular action of crystalline materials with properties of both solids and liquids. It means consumers, in less than a decade, might be able sit back and revel in solid-looking images that literally project out from a television-like device. That’s not to mention the light-driven computer that could work maybe a million times faster or store a billion times more data.


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