single-electron transistor


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single-electron transistor

[‚siŋ·gəl i‚lek·trän tran′zis·tər]
(electronics)
A transistor whose dimensions are extremely small, in the nanometer range, causing it to exhibit characteristics that are sensitive to the transport and storage of single electrons.

single-electron transistor

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