Next generation devices get boost from graphene research
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers in the Electro-Optics Center (EOC) Materials Division at Penn State have produced 100 mm diameter graphene wafers, a key milestone in the development of graphene for next generation ...
New method to make gallium arsenide solar cells
Carbon Based Chips May One Day Replace Silicon Transistors
New nanowire transistors may help keep Moore's Law alive
Researchers develop first high-temperature spin-field-effect transistor
An international team of researchers featuring Texas A&M University physicist Jairo Sinova has announced a breakthrough that gives a new spin to semiconductor nanoelectronics and the world of information technology.
An organic transistor paves the way for new generations of neuro-inspired computers
For the first time, French researchers at CNRS and CEA have developed a transistor that can mimic the main functionalities of a synapse.
Tiny transistors for extreme environs: Engineers shrink plasma devices to resist radiation
University of Utah electrical engineers fabricated the smallest plasma transistors that can withstand high temperatures and ionizing radiation found in a nuclear reactor. Such transistors someday might enable ...
CNT wrap-gate transistors could extend transistor performance scaling
High performance semiconductor spray paint could be a game changer for organic electronics
Researchers at Wake Forest University's Organic Electronics group have come up with a novel solution to one of the biggest technological barriers facing the organic semiconductor industry today. Oana Jurchescu, an assistant ...
Making electric energy efficient at bargain prices
(Phys.org) —So long, kilowatt-hours lost. Hello, energy found.
Toshiba develops essential technology for spintronics-based MOS field-effect transistor
(PhysOrg.com) -- Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed MOSFET cell based on spin transport electronics, or spintronics, an advanced semiconductor technology that makes use of the spin and ...
Carbon nanotubes as transistor material
Swiss researchers have built a transistor whose crucial element is a carbon nano-tube, suspended between two contacts, with outstanding electronic properties. A novel fabrication approach allowed the scientists ...
New semiconductor research may extend integrated circuit battery life tenfold
(Phys.org)—Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology, international semiconductor consortium SEMATECH and Texas State University have demonstrated that use of new methods and materials for building integrated circuits ...
Michigan Tech Team Models Molecular Transistor
(PhysOrg.com) -- Electronic gadgetry gets tinier and more powerful all the time, but at some point, the transistors and myriad other component parts will get so little they won't work. That's because when ...