Researchers figure out how to 'grow' carbon nanotubes with specific atomic structures
Move over, silicon. In a breakthrough in the quest for the next generation of computers and materials, researchers at USC have solved a longstanding challenge with carbon nanotubes: how to actually build them ...
Researchers get around bad gap problem with graphene by using negative differential resistance
Tunnel FET having a new architecture with potential for substantial improvement in performance
Researchers from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have demonstrated the operation of a synthetic electric field tunnel field-effect transistor with a new architecture.
Image-processing 1,000 times faster is goal of new $5M contract
Loosely inspired by a biological brain's approach to making sense of visual information, a University of Michigan researcher is leading a project to build alternative computer hardware that could process images and video ...
Research boosts understanding of nano-carbon in photodetectors
As modern electronic devices get ever smaller, the age of silicon transistors is going by the wayside. Tomorrow's electronics—such as photovoltaic panels, transparent conductors, capacitors, transistors ...
Zero-dimensional transistor harvests bubble energy wasted during water electrolysis
Researchers speed up transistors by embedding tunneling field-effect transistor
A steady mobile power supply for Swiss trains
Siemens is stabilizing the power grid of the Swiss railroad company Schweizerische Bundesbahnen (SBB) by providing it with the world's first mobile units that compensate for reactive power. The overhead conductor, ...
The first electrically powered nanolasers capable of being operated at room temperature
(Phys.org) —Significant proof of the critical importance of long term basic research funding has been demonstrated with the first convincing operation of a room temperature, continuous wave nanolaser powered by electricity.
Scientists investigate how electric current flows in multilayer 2-D materials
Intel mobile chip strategy could prove costly
Just when Intel Corp. finally is making real progress in the desperate push to get its chips into smartphones and tablets, the tech titan finds itself in a Catch-22.
Researchers develop light transistor
TU Vienna has managed to turn the oscillation direction of beams of light – simply by applying an electrical current to a special material. This way, a transistor can be built that functions with light ...
Toward tinier transistors
(Phys.org) —The foundation of many, many modern electronic devices – including computers, smart phones, and televisions – is the silicon transistor. However, the shrinking of consumer electronics is ...
Two-dimensional atomically-flat transistors show promise for next generation green electronics
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara, in collaboration with University of Notre Dame, have recently demonstrated the highest reported drive current on a transistor made of a monolayer of tungsten diselenide (WSe2), ...