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 ...

dateNov 16, 2009 in General Physics
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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 ...

dateAug 12, 2009 in Engineering
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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 ...

dateJul 31, 2009 in Semiconductors
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Optical chip detects blood molecules

(PhysOrg.com) -- A portable 'lab on a chip' that can identify target molecules in blood samples has been created by European researchers. It is being used to measure fertility hormones and detect the genes ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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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 ...

dateMay 21, 2009 in Business
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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.

dateMay 14, 2009 in Business
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