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Annihilating nanoscale defects

Target dates are critical when the semiconductor industry adds small, enhanced features to our favorite devices by integrating advanced materials onto the surfaces of computer chips. Missing a target means postponing a device's ...

dateJan 13, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Samsung reaches partial agreement with sick workers

Samsung Electronics reached a partial agreement on workplace safety with sickened workers and their families, nearly a decade after the death of a 22-year-old chip worker from leukemia galvanized concern about conditions ...

dateJan 12, 2016 in Business
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Building blocks for GaN power switches

A team of engineers from Cornell University, the University of Notre Dame and the semiconductor company IQE has created gallium nitride (GaN) power diodes capable of serving as the building blocks for future GaN power switches—with ...

dateDec 15, 2015 in Condensed Matter
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