Accidental Discovery by CEEM Alumnus Could Save Billions of Dollars

Portrait of Rudra Pratap; image courtesy of Electronics 360A team including Rudra Pratap, chair of the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, has found a way to etch nanocircuits on silicon chips at room temperature

The technique could lower production costs, accelerate research at the fundamental chip level and revolutionize the semiconductor industry. 

Pratap received a master's degree in engineering mechanics from the UA in 1987. 

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