Technology - Semiconductors news

Fast Transistors Could Save Energy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Transistors, the cornerstone of electronics, are lossy and therefore consume energy. Swiss esearchers from the ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne have developed transistors targeting high switching ...

Apr 20, 2010
4.4 / 5 (15) 4 | with audio podcast

Sony Develops Wireless Chip Connections

(PhysOrg.com) -- Sony has recently developed a wireless chip alternative to today’s chips that use conventional pin connections. This sets new limits on how small an electronic device can be.

Apr 06, 2010 weblog
4.8 / 5 (15) 12 | with audio podcast

Imec achieves breakthrough in battery-less radios

At today's International Solid State Circuit Conference, Imec and Holst Centre report a 2.4GHz/915MHz wake-up receiver which consumes only 51µW power. This record low power achievement opens the door to battery-less ...

Feb 09, 2010
4.8 / 5 (17) 2 | with audio podcast

Intel, Micron Introduce 25-Nanometer NAND

Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. today announced the world's first 25-nanometer (nm) NAND technology, which provides a more cost-effective path for increasing storage capacity in such popular ...

Feb 01, 2010
4.2 / 5 (21) 4 | with audio podcast