German-based company Heidelberg Instruments has bought the patent for a process developed at the University of Colorado at Boulder that helps build computers on the nanoscale. The new technique makes nano-sized drawings, lines that are a thousand times thinner than a human hair in polymer. These etchings are used when making semiconductors, which are the processors found in laptops and cell phones.
A new television contract for the Pac-12 conference promises millions of dollars in new revenue for the University of Colorado. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood about the financial windfall awaiting CU athletics.