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Chip companies foresee slower growth

Microchip company executives expect the economy's continuing sluggishness to put a drag on their finances as well as their spending on new hires, capital improvements and research and development efforts next year, according ...

dateDec 23, 2011 in Semiconductors
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UV lithography: Taking extreme measures

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sometime soon, microchip fabricators will take the next major step in the relentless reduction of feature size, from the current minimum of 22 nm down to 10 nm and perhaps even smaller. Getting there, however, ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in General Physics
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First molybdenite microchip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Molybdenite, a new and very promising material, can surpass the physical limits of silicon. EPFL scientists have proven this by making the first molybdenite microchip, with smaller and more energy efficient ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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The mark of the beast: tradition or stress?

For animal welfare reasons, many veterinarians are currently promoting the method of implanting a microchip over the traditional practice of branding. However, officials of major sport horse breed registries deny that branding ...

dateSep 28, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Cashless parking

Vacant parking spaces in town are thin on the ground. Finding one is just as tiresome as making sure you have the right change for the parking machine. An adhesive microchip on the windshield will make things much easier ...

dateAug 01, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Embedding microchips in ornamental shrubs

Radiofrequency Identification (RFID), or microchip technology, has been used for years in animal identification systems and is now being tested for use in plants. Researchers note that microchip techniques have varied applications ...

dateJul 05, 2011 in Ecology
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