News tagged with computer chips

Related topics:

AMD banks on new chips to drive comeback

After a year like last year, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. is shooting for some sort of comeback. The chipmaker lost a boatload of money in 2012 as its sales of personal computer processor chips plunged amid a downturn in the ...

dateMay 30, 2013 in Hardware
shares0 comments 1

Researchers turn cement into metal

( —In a move that would make the Alchemists of King Arthur's time green with envy, scientists have unraveled the formula for turning liquid cement into liquid metal. This makes cement a semi-conductor and opens ...

dateMay 27, 2013 in Condensed Matter
shares0 comments 5

Catching graphene butterflies

Writing in Nature, a large international team led Dr Roman Gorbachev from The University of Manchester shows that, when graphene placed on top of insulating boron nitride, or 'white graphene', the electronic properties of ...

dateMay 15, 2013 in Nanomaterials
shares0 comments 2

New insight into early growth of solid thin films

( —The foundation of many modern electronic devices, such as computer chips, are thin films – nanoscale-thickness layers of one material grown on the surface of another. As consumers continue to demand products ...

dateMay 13, 2013 in Nanophysics
shares0 comments 0