Development of graphene transistor with new operating principle
AIST researchers have developed a graphene transistor with a new operating principle. In the developed transistor, two electrodes and two top gates are placed on graphene and graphene between the top gates ...
Nanocrystal-coated fibers might reduce wasted energy
(Phys.org) -- Researchers are developing a technique that uses nanotechnology to harvest energy from hot pipes or engine components to potentially recover energy wasted in factories, power plants and cars.
Nvidia says Kal-El chip will have five cores
Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core chip stokes tablet wars
Researchers make 'nanospinning' practical
Nanofibers—strands of material only a couple hundred nanometers in diameter—have a huge range of possible applications: scaffolds for bioengineered organs, ultrafine air and water filters, and lightweight ...
At CES: Color-changing E Ink film for display experience
Research reduces microprocessor serial link power consumption, improves data center energy efficiency
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers are working to reduce the serial link power consumption, thereby helping data centers and mobile platform operate more energy efficiently.
Quantum tunneling results in record transistor performance
(PhysOrg.com) -- Controlling power consumption in mobile devices and large scale data centers is a pressing concern for the computer chip industry. Researchers from Penn State and epitaxial wafer maker IQE ...
Superconducting circuits, simplified
Computer chips with superconducting circuits—circuits with zero electrical resistance—would be 50 to 100 times as energy-efficient as today's chips, an attractive trait given the increasing power consumption ...
Elliptic Labs powers up ultrasound for touchless gesturing
Apple patent proposes battery use monitoring system
Researchers test radiation-resistant spintronic material
A team of researchers from the University of Michigan and Western Michigan University is exploring new materials that could yield higher computational speeds and lower power consumption, even in harsh environments.
Using nanophotonics to reshape on-chip computer data transmission
A team at Stanford's School of Engineering has demonstrated an ultrafast nanoscale light emitting diode (LED) that is orders of magnitude lower in power consumption than today's laser-based systems and able ...