Innovative amplifiers for biomedical and environment monitoring systems
Small-area, low-power, low-noise instrumentation amplifiers (IA) are critical components of arrayed sensor devices used for high-spatial-resolution biomedical and environment monitoring system.
Researchers trap light, improve laser potential of MEH-PPV polymer
(Phys.org) —Researchers from North Carolina State University have come up with a low-cost way to enhance a polymer called MEH-PPV's ability to confine light, advancing efforts to use the material to convert electricity ...
Computer model provides important clues for the production of tightly packed electronic components
Greater numbers of ever-smaller components are required to fit on computer chips to meet the ongoing demands of miniaturizing electronic devices. Consequently, computer chips are becoming increasingly crowded. ...
Intel cuts sales outlook as PC sales slump
(AP)—Intel Corp., the world's largest maker of chips for PCs, put a brave face on the decline of the global PC sales earlier this year, saying it expected its own sales to grow. Now, it's backtracking, saying sales will ...
Delayed Shield game gadget to hit market on July 31
Graphics chip star NVIDIA has set a July 31 release date for its Shield handheld gaming and entertainment device powered by Google's Android software.
Researchers get better metrics on laser potential of key material
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed more accurate measurements of how efficiently a polymer called MEH-PPV amplifies light, which should advance efforts to develop a new generation of lasers and ...
The future of holistic circuits
In a matter of a few decades, silicon chips have transformed the way we live, taking us from typewriters, landlines, and turntables to computers, cell phones, and MP3 players (which by now, are in your cell ...
SK Hynix Q4 profit doubles to record level
South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix said Wednesday its profits more than doubled in the fourth quarter to a record high, thanks to the soaring popularity of new mobile devices such as Apple's iPhones.
Observers wary of 'truce' between Intel, AMD
Can Intel and Advanced Micro Devices, Silicon Valley's version of the long-squabbling Hatfields and McCoys, really get along?
New Intel unit focused on tablets, smartphones
Intel on Wednesday formed a new unit devoted to making chips for smartphones and tablets that have become must-have gadgets in a post personal computer age.
Low-noise, chip-based optical wavelength converter demonstrated
(Phys.org)—Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology have demonstrated a low-noise device for changing the wavelength of light using nanofabricated waveguides created on a silicon-based ...
Microswimmers" make a big splash for improved drug delivery
They may never pose a challenge to Olympic superstar Michael Phelps, but the "microswimmers" developed by researchers in Spain and the United Kingdom could break a long-standing barrier to improving delivery of medications ...
Elpida achieves 4-Layer 0.8mm mobile RAM package
Elpida Memory today announced that its researchers have developed the technology to mass manufacture a 0.8mm four-layer DRAM package, the thinnest memory device in the DRAM industry.
Intel CEO gets $18.9M pay package in final year
The value of Intel CEO Paul Otellini's pay package rose 10 percent to $18.9 million last year as he prepared to retire. His departure next month follows a tough year during which Intel Corp. stumbled as the growing popularity ...