Hierarchical Temporal Memory: How a New Theory of Neocortex May Lead to Truly Intelligent Machines
12 Dec 2007 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jeff Hawkins
Coaxing computers to perorm basic acts of perception and robotics, let alone high-level thought, has been difficult. No existing computer can recognize pictures, understand language, or navigate through a cluttered room with anywhere near a child's facility. Following nature's example, Jeff...
Research Directions for the Semiconductor Industry in 2009
13 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Steven James Hillenius
The Semiconductor industry has achieved extraordinary growth in productivity over the last 50 or more years through investment in basic research. The industry has depended on this basic research to find the breakthrough materials, structures, designs and architectures to enable the development of...
Inside Real Innovation
01 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eugene A. Fitzgerald
Through our own experience in fundamental innovation over the last 20+ years and through our innovation experience with corporations in the Kauffman Innovation Interface, we have developed a micro-scale innovation picture that captures the processes experienced by innovators. We use the...
The History of Semiconductor Heterostructures Research: From Early Double Heterostructure Concept to Modern Quantum Dot Structures
11 Jul 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Zhores I. Alferov
It would be very difficult today to imagine solid-state physics without semiconductor heterostructures. Semiconductor heterostructures and especially double heterostructures, including quantum wells, quantum wires and quantum dots, currently comprise the object of investigation of two thirds of...
New Frontiers in Optics and Photonics With Designer Electronic and Optical Materials
07 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Federico Capasso
I will present a tutorial account of some these developments. From the design of the electronic resonances and their coupling to light in nanometer thick materials a new class of light sources (quantum cascade lasers) has emerged that now cover almost the entire infrared and far-infrared...
Soft, Biocompatible Optoelectronic Interfaces to the Brain
08 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): John A. Rogers
In this talk, we will describe foundational concepts in physics and materials science for these types of technologies, in 1D, 2D and 3D architectures. Examples in system level demonstrations include experiments on freely moving animals with ‘cellular-scale’, injectable optofluidic...