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A Wide Bandgap What?

Yesterday, President Obama visited Raleigh, NC to talk about making the area a magnet for the good, high-tech manufacturing jobs, as a manufacturing innovation hub.

The hub will develop "wide bandgap semiconductors" -- that use 90% less power than conventional ones, and will make everything from cell phones to electric cars smaller, faster, and cheaper.

Find out what makes wide bandgap semiconductors so cool. (Really.)

Wide Bandgap Semiconductors: Essential to Our Technology Future



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 Today's Schedule

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

9:15 AM: The Vice President delivers remarks at the North American International Auto Show

10:20 AM: The President receives the Presidential Daily Briefing

11:20 AM: The President and the First Lady deliver remarks at an Event on Expanding College Opportunity

12:00 PM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney


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