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MIT researchers 3-D print colloidal crystals (nanotechnologyworld.org)
15 points by rbanffy 9 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 2 comments





>> "If you could 3-D print a circuit that manipulates photons instead of electrons, that could pave the way for future applications in light-based computing".

This goes hand in hand with the post that made news on HN 3 days ago about "Researchers demonstrate the first single-photon transistor using a semiconductor"

source: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=17949622

Where can we learn more about "light-based computing"?


Isn't this similar to how a silicon wafer is made, i.e. pulling an ingot from a melt, except you're now doing things upside down?



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