Thought for the month
“You cannot have freedom without a rule of law ... and if you don't have it, what you tend to get is corruption and that is death to freedom, it's death to truth, it's death to honour, it's death to democracy.”
Margaret Thatcher, 1 October 1996.
Wednesday, 13 January 2010
Most of our readers are located in northern Europe which has been affected by the very cold weather, apparently caused by the "warm-ocean cold-land phenomenon". Cold places have been kept cold because there is little wind and warm places have kept warm because of local winds coming off the warmer sea. As we start of 6th year of this newsletter, we would like to avoid generating hot air and encourage our readers to keep sending interesting news items about semiconductor technology, nanoscience, surface science and epitaxy.