A team of researchers at IBM Corporation has reported that they have measured the distribution of electrical charges in tubes of carbon measuring smaller than 2-nm in diameter, which is 50,000 times thinner than a human hair.
Researchers at SEMATECH and University College London (UCL) have identified a potential cause of a perplexing tendency of novel dielectric materials to capture electrons and holes, making the performance of advanced devices unstable.
Atmel Corporation and Advanced Semiconductor Technology Ltd. (AST), has announced a collaboration, based on Atmel’s CAP ARM based customisable microcontroller that allows their mutual clients to develop systems-on-chip.
Synova, a patent holder of water jet-guided laser technology, has announced that two major Chinese customers have placed orders for systems incorporating Synova's state-of-the-art Laser MicroJet(R) technology for semiconductor and micro-machining applications.
Broadcom Corporation , have announced a new single-chip HSPA (high-speed packet access) processor that integrates all of the key 3G (third generation) cellular and mobile technologies on an extremely low power, single 65 nanometer CMOS die.
The Nobel prize for chemistry has been awarded to Gerhard Ertl, now based at Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, for his work in establishing a fundamental experimental approach to surface chemistry.
TriQuint Semiconductor, a RF front-end product manufacturer and foundry services provider, was named the world’s largest Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) foundry in a report issued by Strategy Analytics this week.
The slow down of DRAM manufacturing continues to impact on company orders. In the third quarter 2007, the SEZ Group have announced a preliminary order intake of 48 million Swiss Francs (CHF)-26 percent below its expectations due to the absence of expected orders from the DRAM memory segment, which is still under pricing pressures.
Flash vendor, Silicon Storage Technology Inc (SST) and Insyde Software Corp, a leading provider of UEFI-based firmware, BIOS and engineering services, have announced the joint development of FlashMate technology, enabling new usage models to notebook PC consumers that will revolutionise their portable computing experience.
NXP Semiconductors, the independent company founded by Philips, has announced that Hi-Tech Wealth (HTW) has selected its Nexperia Cellular System Solution 5110 for the world’s first commercial solar-powered mobile phone, S116.
STATS ChipPAC Ltd, an independent semiconductor test and advanced packaging service provider, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of LSI Corporation's assembly and test operation in Pathumthani, Thailand.