News tagged with semiconductor technologies

Measuring Electron Orbitals

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, it has been possible to measure electron density in individual molecular states using what is known as the photoelectric effect. Now published in Science, this method repres ...

Nov 16, 2009 4.9 / 5 (9) 0

New lasers drive powerful applications

(PhysOrg.com) -- Telecoms, healthcare and display technology will be the major beneficiaries of a new generation of semiconductor lasers developed in a massive European research effort. Better cancer treatment, wider bandwidth ...

Aug 12, 2009 not rated yet 0

Smaller, cheaper cell phones possible

(PhysOrg.com) -- Ph.D. candidate Sataporn Pornpromlikit played a critical role in research at UC San Diego that made a big impact at a recent conference, and might provide manufacturers with the means for making cell phones ...

Jul 31, 2009 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Tessera wins patent dispute with chipmakers

(AP) -- Tessera Technologies Inc. said Wednesday that it won a patent dispute over small-format semiconductor packaging products, with the International Trade Commission issuing a cease-and-desist order against rivals Motorola ...

May 21, 2009 not rated yet 0

Rambus says FTC has dropped antitrust claims

(AP) -- Rambus Inc. said Thursday that the Federal Trade Commission has dropped its claim that the memory chip company violated antitrust laws in patenting technologies that were eventually incorporated into industry standards.

May 14, 2009 not rated yet 0

Tiny cameras have big market

Having earned a reputation helping other companies make smaller and faster semiconductors, San Jose-based Tessera now hopes to use its miniature camera technology to revolutionize how a wide array of gadgets interact with ...

May 13, 2009 4 / 5 (1) 0