Chemists make new silicon-based nanomaterials

Chemists from Brown University have found a way to make new 2-D, graphene-like semiconducting nanomaterials using an old standby of the semiconductor world: silicon.

Rice's silicon oxide memories catch manufacturers' eye

( —Rice University's breakthrough silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory is one step closer to mass production, thanks to a refinement that will allow manufacturers to fabricate ...

Brain process takes paper shape

A paper-based device that mimics the electrochemical signalling in the human brain has been created by a group of researchers from China.

Silicon oxide memories transcend a hurdle

A Rice University laboratory pioneering memory devices that use cheap, plentiful silicon oxide to store data has pushed them a step further with chips that show the technology's practicality.

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