News tagged with microelectronics

Copper, gold and tin for efficient chips

With gold, copper or tin and special galvanizing processes, scientists are improving the function of semi-conductors and making the manufacture of microelectronic systems a child's play. Especially the LED industry could ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Semiconductors
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Ultrasensitive photon hunter

When it comes to imaging, every single photon counts if there is barely any available light. This is the point where the latest technologies often reach their limits. Researchers have now developed a diode that can read photons ...

dateNov 07, 2012 in Engineering
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Bail hearings to begin in alleged Russian spy case

(AP)—The man U.S. authorities claim led a plot to funnel cutting-edge military technology to Russia kept a low profile in his suburban Houston neighborhood and was unknown to leaders in the city's Russian community.

dateOct 05, 2012 in Other
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US: Immigrant stole military technology for Russia

(AP)—An American success story of an immigrant from Kazakhstan who made millions off his Texas export firm took a Cold War-era turn on Wednesday when U.S. authorities accused him of being a secret agent who's been stealing ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Internet
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