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Assessing the promise of gallium oxide as an ultrawide bandgap semiconductor

In microelectronic devices, the bandgap is a major factor determining the electrical conductivity of the underlying materials. Substances with large bandgaps are generally insulators that do ...

17 hours ago from Phys.org

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Data use draining your battery? Tiny device to speed up memory while also saving power

The more objects we make "smart," from watches to entire buildings, the greater the need for these devices to store and retrieve massive amounts of data quickly without consuming too much power.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Image: Space chips etched in silicon

Multiple integrated circuits destined to serve as the brains of Europe's future space missions are etched together onto single pieces of silicon.

Thu 13 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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Researchers use a virus to speed up modern computers

In a groundbreaking study, researchers have successfully developed a method that could lead to unprecedented advances in computer speed and efficiency.

Wed 5 Dec 18 from Phys.org

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PIC pilot line setting up in Eindhoven

New open access facility, backed with European regional development funding, is expected to help incubate new photonics SMEs.

Fri 30 Nov 18 from optics.org

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Innovative method leads to smaller, cheaper IoT sensors

Researchers from the Green IC research group at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have invented a low-cost, no-battery wake-up timer in the form of an on-chip circuit that significantly ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Phys.org

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Research alliance builds new transistor for 5nm technology

IBM, its Research Alliance partners Globalfoundries and Samsung, and equipment suppliers have developed an industry-first process to build silicon nanosheet transistors that will enable 5 nanometer ...

Mon 5 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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IBM integrates optics and electronics on a single chip

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Fri 14 Dec 12 from Gizmag

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New power amplifier design could double smartphone battery life

Cell phones have come a long way in terms of battery life, but lets be honest, there's still plenty of room for improvement. The very fact that we talk about using a phone for eight hours as ...

Tue 6 Nov 12 from Gizmag

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