By David K. Ferry
This publication was once derived from a conversation the writer gave on the foreign convention on complex Nanodevices and Nanotechnology in Hawaii. The publication offers the author's own perspectives approximately technological know-how, engineering, and existence, illustrated through a few tales approximately quite a few occasions, a few of that have formed the author's existence.
This e-book was once derived from a conversation the writer gave on the overseas convention on complex Nanodevices and Nanotechnology in Hawaii. The publication offers the author's own perspectives approximately technology, engineering, and lifestyles, illustrated via a few tales approximately a number of occasions, a few of that have formed the author's existence.
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Another way of thinking about this is to consider the landscape of Switzerland. There are valleys through which the major highways pass, and where cars can go at a relatively high rate of speed. But there are high mountain valleys, where the livestock are taken for the summer, and where the traffic moves very slowly. This provides the exact same behavior as the mile streets and hills above. My Thread When I was pursuing my doctoral research, I began to work on indium antimonide (InSb), a narrow-bandgap material of interest to a variety of applications.
I had the good fortune to meet Jack when I was at the Office of Naval Research. While we sponsored basic research, mostly at universities, some folks in the pentagon thought that enough 44 Rise of the Chip of our programs edged upon industrial developments that we should get some coordination on that score. The pentagon had an advisory group, the Advisory Group on Electron Devices (AGED), which coordinated development programs among the various services. So, it was agreed that we would “coordinate” our semiconductor research programs with AGED as a way to keep them informed of research advances, while they could politely tell us when industry was well ahead of our ideas.
But I had learned the gospel of the experimental lab (to which I return later) and had lots of time to take up theoretical studies and working with our systems group on some interesting nonlinear problems. The systems group worked closely with air force scientists in New Mexico at one of the airbases. It was during this period that the air force scientists came to us with a problem. We were told that the F4 aircraft had a problem with vibration, and that apparently the inertial navigation system had to be re-initialized after take-off or after any acrobatic flight.
50 Years in the Semiconductor Underground by David K. Ferry