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2013-01-31 09:57:03

Early results using novel materials and processes achieves milestone toward low-power tunnel transistor electronics Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology, international semiconductor consortium SEMATECH and Texas State University have demonstrated that use of new methods and materials for building integrated circuits can reduce power–extending battery life to 10 times longer for mobile applications compared to conventional transistors. The key to the breakthrough is a...

2013-01-03 11:01:49

New design for a basic component of all computer chips boasts the highest 'carry mobility' yet measured Almost all computer chips use two types of transistors: one called p-type, for positive, and one called n-type, for negative. Improving the performance of the chip as a whole requires parallel improvements in both types. At the IEEE's International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) in December, researchers from MIT's Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL) presented a p-type...


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