Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Het rijk van Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Re: Quantum overdrive!!!
Quantum theory (quantum mechanics) is the basis for all semiconductors, so if the box contains transistors diodes or ICs, the name is correct. With the invention of the transistor quantum technology became availalble to all.
However, a transistor that actually uses specific quantum effects has only been theorised, not yet built. For intance, the quantum tunnelling which the website mentions.
In this case quantum mechanics seem like a bit of a waste; the clips are poor, lot's of noise, bad website...a quantum leap into the past perhaps.