'Memristors' based on transparent electronics offer technology of the future
(Phys.org)—The transparent electronics that were pioneered at Oregon State University may find one of their newest applications as a next-generation replacement for some uses of non-volatile flash memory, a multi-billion ...
Dual-color lasers could lead to cheap and efficient LED lighting
(Phys.org) —A new semiconductor device capable of emitting two distinct colours has been created by a group of researchers in the US, potentially opening up the possibility of using light emitting diodes (LEDs) universally ...
Tiny transistors for extreme environs: Engineers shrink plasma devices to resist radiation
University of Utah electrical engineers fabricated the smallest plasma transistors that can withstand high temperatures and ionizing radiation found in a nuclear reactor. Such transistors someday might enable ...
To DDR3: Thanks for the memory but time for DDR4
Researcher finds Moore's Law and Wright's Law best predict how tech improves
Researchers at MIT and the Santa Fe Institute have found that some widely used formulas for predicting how rapidly technology will advance—notably, Moore's Law and Wright's Law—offer superior approximations ...
Researchers speed up transistors by embedding tunneling field-effect transistor
Ex-MIT company rethinks power-feasting amplifiers
Record-setting p-type transistor demonstrated: New design boasts the highest 'carry mobility' yet measured
Almost all computer chips use two types of transistors: one called p-type, for positive, and one called n-type, for negative. Improving the performance of the chip as a whole requires parallel improvements ...
Material scientists build ferroelectric memory device based on light response
Chip foundry has trouble meeting 28nm demand
New 'Koomey’s Law' of power efficiency parallels Moore'e Law
Increasing processor efficiency by 'shutting off the lights'
There was a time when a laptop could weigh 10 pounds and still sella time when a cell phone was larger than a pocketand a time when an iPod only played music.
Researchers develop the smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever built
Silicon's crown is under threat: The semiconductor's days as the king of microchips for computers and smart devices could be numbered, thanks to the development of the smallest transistor ever to be built ...