Semiconductor

08.03.15
'Plasmonics' could lead to super-fast optic communications
08.03.15

'Plasmonics' could lead to super-fast optic communications

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new kind of material that could improve the spee...

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05.27.15
'Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills
05.27.15

'Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfills

Today's cast-off gadgets are far more likely to end up in a landfill than they are being responsib...

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11.23.14
3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything
11.23.14

3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs...

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03.18.13
ST-Ericsson joint venture begins dissolution process, 1,600 jobs gone in the process
03.18.13

ST-Ericsson joint venture begins dissolution process, 1,600 jobs gone in the process

It's typically a bad sign when a major semiconductor company sees its CEO walk away, and no one in...

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10.28.12
IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes
10.28.12

IBM Labs develops 'initial step' towards commercial fabrication of carbon nanotubes

Commercialization of carbon nanotubes is one of the holy grails of next-gen computing, and IBM thi...

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09.30.12
New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)
09.30.12

New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)

In many ways, graphene is one of technology's sickest jokes. The tantalizing promise of cheap to p...

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08.21.12
Samsung spending $4 billion to renovate Austin chip factory
08.21.12

Samsung spending $4 billion to renovate Austin chip factory

Premiership footballers will be weeping in envy at the way Samsung's been spending its cash this m...

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08.13.12
IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer
08.13.12

IBM creates consistent electron spin inside semiconductors, takes spintronics one twirl closer

A fundamental challenge of developing spintronics, or computing where the rotation of electrons ca...

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