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.
New transistor for plastic electronics exhibits the best of both worlds
Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a transistor with excellent stability and performance for use on plastic electronics. In addition, it can be manufactured at relatively low temperatures in a regular ...
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 ...
IBM's breakthrough chip technology lights the path to exascale computing
(PhysOrg.com) -- IBM scientists today unveiled a new chip technology that integrates electrical and optical devices on the same piece of silicon, enabling computer chips to communicate using pulses of light ...
Project pioneers use of silicon-germanium for space electronics applications
A five-year project led by the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a novel approach to space electronics that could change how space vehicles and instruments are designed. The new capabilities are ...
Multifunctional smart sensors and high-power devices on a computer chip
Researchers from North Carolina State University have patented technology that is expected to revolutionize the global energy and communications infrastructure and create U.S. jobs in the process.
Battery embedded in circuit board demonstrated at Tokyo exhibition
New PV cell generates electricity from IR and UV light
3-D Chip Design Challenges
Scientists improve chip memory by stacking cells
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Arizona State University have developed an elegant method for significantly improving the memory capacity of electronic chips.
Organic flash memory developed
Selling chip makers on optical computing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Computer chips that transmit data with light instead of electricity consume much less power than conventional chips, but so far, they've remained laboratory curiosities. Professors Vladimir ...
New 'finFETs' promising for smaller transistors, more powerful chips
(PhysOrg.com) -- Purdue University researchers are making progress in developing a new type of transistor that uses a finlike structure instead of the conventional flat design, possibly enabling engineers ...
Moore's Law Marches on at Intel
Intel President and CEO Paul Otellini today displayed a silicon wafer containing the world's first working chips built on 22nm process technology. The 22nm test circuits include both SRAM memory as well as ...