Science, Technology

I’ve seen the future of electronics and it’s … vacuum tubes!


vacuum tubes

Huh? Yep, you read it right.

We are bumping into a limit to increasing transistor speed, determined by the “electron transit time” — the time it takes an electron to travel, says Hong Koo Kim, a professor in the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering.

It’s back to the vacuum, folks…

via I’ve seen the future of electronics and it’s … vacuum tubes! | KurzweilAI.