Posts tagged as University of the Witwatersrand

Improving carbon superlattices for quantum electronics

  Researchers at the Nanoscale Transport Physics Laboratory at the School of Physics, University of the Witwatersrarnd (Wits) have found a technique to improve carbon superlattices for quantum electronic device applications. Superlattices are made up of alternating layers of very thin semiconductors, just a few nanometres thick.These layers are so thin that the physics of […]

A place for digital software advancement

  The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and its partners in government, business and industry launched the Wits Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on 1 September 2016. Tshimologong will incubate start-ups, commercialise research and develop high-level digital skills for students, working professionals and unemployed youths. Through Wits’ Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE), Tshimologong […]

The rise of the mining machines

  Speaking at a South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) meeting about the kind of person that will work in a future mine, Dr. Declan Vogt from the University of the Witwatersrand’s Centre for Mechanised Mining Systems got to the heart of technological evolution – that people change slower than technology, usually only […]

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