Tabula garners $108 million in support of its virtual 3-D reprogrammable chips
Intel, Micron sample 20nm NAND flash
Intel and Micron Technology today introduced a new, finer 20-nanometer (nm) process technology for manufacturing NAND flash memory. The new 20nm process produces an 8-gigabyte (GB) multi-level cell (MLC) NAND ...
Bridgelux demonstrates silicon substrate LED that produces 135 lumens per watt
Organic chips - not just in your kitchen anymore
Texas Instruments announced the OMAP 5 chipset with gesture-based support
New technique boosts high-power potential for gallium nitride electronics
Gallium nitride (GaN) material holds promise for emerging high-power devices that are more energy efficient than existing technologies but these GaN devices traditionally break down when exposed to ...
Scientists squeeze more than 1,000 cores on to computer chip
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of Glasgow have created an ultra-fast 1,000-core computer processor.
New chip technology makes way for exploding number of internet users
IBM announced a new chip-making technology that can be used to create advanced semiconductors that can keep pace with the exploding number of internet-connected devices and the tidal wave of data they are ...
Fake chips threaten military
A growing deluge of millions of counterfeit chips is posing peril to the military and the general public -- and perhaps nothing illustrates it better than a scheme federal prosecutors recently revealed that stretched from ...
Innovation could bring super-accurate sensors, crime forensics
A new technology enabling tiny machines called micro electromechanical systems to "self-calibrate" could make possible super-accurate and precise sensors for crime-scene forensics, environmental testing and ...
Intel Milestone Confirms Light Beams Can Replace Electronic Signals for Future Computers
(PhysOrg.com) -- Intel today announced an important advance in the quest to use light beams to replace the use of electrons to carry data in and around computers.
Small wires make big connections for microelectronics
University of Illinois engineers have developed a novel direct-writing method for manufacturing metal interconnects that could shrink integrated circuits and expand microelectronics.
Imec reports record efficiencies for large-area epitaxial thin-film silicon solar cells
Imec scientists realized large-area (70cm2) epitaxial solar cells with efficiencies of up to 16.3% on high-quality substrates. And efficiencies of up to 14.7% were achieved on large-area low-quality substrates ...
Tasty new standards for systems-on-chips
(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed breakthrough standards that will let microchip designers integrate more complex circuits more easily. It will mean a faster design process, more energy ...