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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 ...

Jan 20, 2011
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3-D Chip Design Challenges

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the increase functionality of electronic gadgets, the need to pack more transistors into a single package is becoming a needed necessity. There’s a big demand, in the consumer market, ...

Feb 21, 2010 weblog
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Organic flash memory developed

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a non-volatile memory that has the same basic structure as a flash memory but is made from cheap, flexible, organic materials.

Dec 17, 2009 weblog
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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 ...

Nov 24, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 22, 2009
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