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2013-01-03 11:01:49

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.

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.

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.


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overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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