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
DARPA circuit achieves speeds of 1 trillion cycles per second, earns Guinness world record
Officials from Guinness World Records today recognized DARPA's Terahertz Electronics program for creating the fastest solid-state amplifier integrated circuit ever measured. The ten-stage common-source amplifier ...
High-voltage resonant controller with PFC for LED drivers
With the ICL5101, Infineon Technologies AG extends its portfolio of lighting control ICs, addressing lighting systems in the range of 40W to 300W. The new high-voltage resonant controller IC provides a high ...
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 ...
Toshiba announces chip to boost TransferJet
New device may revolutionize computer memory
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new device that represents a significant advance for computer memory, making large-scale "server farms" more energy efficient and allowing ...