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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...

2010-10-27 00:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea and BRANCHBURG, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Voltaix, LLC, the acknowledged world market leader in the production of the germanium chemical vapor deposition (CVD) precursor, germane (GeH4), and Wonik Materials, Ltd., a rapidly growing South Korean Electronic Gas manufacturer and distributor, today signed an agreement which contemplates the construction of a 25 MT expansion of Voltaix's germane production capacity at a manufacturing site in Choongchung Nam Do Province, S....

2010-07-13 08:00:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Valley Semiconductors Ltd. (JVS), a leading provider of X-ray-based semiconductor in-line metrology tools, announced today the launch of its new JVX7200(TM), which targets the challenging SiGe in-line process monitoring. The system is the first ever production-worthy tool to combine HRXRD (High-Resolution X-Ray Diffraction) and XRR (X-Ray Reflectance) technologies for strain, composition, and thickness measurement of SiGe stacks for sub...

2009-08-11 09:05:40

Modeling the fabrication processes for integrated circuits can slash production development time and costs by up to 40%. But as transistors, already at nano-scales, become ever smaller, researchers are modeling new worlds.Over the past seven years, the microprocessors in everyday electronic equipment have delivered astonishing advances in speed while reducing power consumption per transistor.That is because the scale of the transistors manufactured in high volumes for these electronic devices...


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