Advancing resistive memory to improve portable electronics
A team at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering has developed a novel way to build what many see as the next generation memory storage devices for portable electronic devices ...
Breakthrough in memory technologies could bring faster computing, smaller memory device
Memory devices like disk drives, flash drives and RAM play an important role in our lives. They are an essential component of our computers, phones, electronic appliances and cars. Yet current memory devices have significant ...
Researchers speed up transistors by embedding tunneling field-effect transistor
EUV machines to swing into commercial action in 2015
New capacitors to improve electric vehicles
Scientists from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a new lead-free, high temperature ceramic capacitor that could improve the efficiency and reliability of electric and hybrid vehicles.
Panasonic starts first mass production of ReRAM mounted microcomputers
Panasonic Corporation today announced that it will start the world's first mass-production of microcomputers with mounted ReRAM, a type of non-volatile memory, in August 2013. Through utilizing microcomputers ...
Enhanced wireless technology for body implants and sensors
Body implants such as pacemakers and hearing aids have been used to counter organ dysfunction for decades. The WISERBAN project is making a giant leap in their development: aiming to provide smarter communications among such ...
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.
Investigating use of 'extreme materials' in electronics
In 2006, when Tomás Palacios completed his PhD in electrical and computer engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara, he was torn between taking a job in academia or industry.
Solliance and imec achieve 9.7% efficiency with new thin-film CZTSe solar cell
At next week's Intersolar conference in San Francisco, imomec, imec's associated lab at the Hasselt University, and Solliance, the European R&D consortium that focuses on thin-film photovoltaic solar energy ...
Powerful gallium nitride red light-emitting diodes made with europium and magnesium codoping
(Phys.org) —Toyohashi Tech researchers fabricate powerful red light-emitting diodes by codoping GaN with Eu and Mg. The details are described in the June 2013 issue of Toyohashi Tech e-Newsletter: http://www.tut.ac.jp/english/newsletter/index.html
Organic CMOS image sensor technology using organic photoelectric conversion layer
FUJIFILM Corporation and Panasonic Corporation have developed organic CMOS image sensor technology that uses an organic photoelectric conversion layer with a photoelectric conversion property at the light ...
Imec unveils fully organic imager for X-ray applications
At this week's International Image Sensor Workshop (IISW 2013, Snowbird, Utah, June 12-16 2013), imec and Holst Centre presented a large-area fully-organic photodetector array fabricated on a flexible substrate. ...