News tagged with semiconductor technologies

Faster, cheaper chips from space technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- Our world is full of integrated semiconductor circuits, commonly known as microchips. Today you find them in computers, cars, mobile phones and in almost every electrical device. Technology ...

Mar 26, 2010
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Self-powered sensors

It can be inconvenient to replace batteries in devices that need to work over long periods of time. Doctors might have to get beneath a patient’s skin to replace batteries for implanted biomedical monitoring ...

Feb 11, 2010
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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 ...

Jul 31, 2009
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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 ...

May 21, 2009
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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.

May 14, 2009
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