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Multiplying the computing factor of algorithms on FPGA chips

Researchers at Linköping University have developed a method to increase by a factor of five the computing power of a standard algorithm performed by standard FPGA chips.

Mon 24 Jul 17 from TechXplore

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ASML lithography team turns corner in throughput spec of wafers per hour

(Tech Xplore)—Last year, lithography held a major share of the semiconductor manufacturing equipment market than other equipment (WhaTech). "Lithography has progressed over the past few years ...

Sun 23 Jul 17 from TechXplore

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Oxygen vacancy supported memory

A non-volatile memory keeping its digital information without power and working at the same time at the ultrahigh speed of today's dynamic random access memory (DRAM) – that is the dream of ...

Wed 12 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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Testing the Tester: Self-Test Methods for Periodic Automatic Test Equipment Verification

By understanding test coverage, advantages, disadvantages, and best practices for each method you can decide which "test the tester" method is best for your application.

Thu 13 Jul 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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'Near-zero-power' temperature sensor could make wearables, smart home devices less power-hungry

Electrical engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a temperature sensor that runs on only 113 picowatts of power—628 times lower power than the state of the art and ...

Mon 3 Jul 17 from TechXplore

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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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Caltech's chips survive laser armageddon thanks to self-healing powers

Although you are fairly unlikely to start zapping your gadgets with high-power lasers any time soon, scientists are already hard at work trying to make electronics immune to such cruelty. In ...

Tue 12 Mar 13 from Gizmag

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US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

The US military is spending millions to build "vanishing" technology that self-destructs on the battlefield, like the tape recorder that goes up in smoke in the "Mission: Impossible" television ...

Sat 8 Feb 14 from Phys.org

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