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CMOS Timing Startup Turns to Crystal
News & Analysis  
8/28/2013   9 comments
A developer of CMOS replacements for crystal oscillators has a new CEO, taken on more VC funding, and extended its business plan to include crystal oscillators.
DARPA Funds Neural Image Processor
News & Analysis  
8/20/2013   2 comments
The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) granted University of Michigan a $5.7 million four-year contract to build a prototype neural network capable of processing images 1,000-times faster than today.
Atomic Clocks Double as Quantum Simulators
News & Analysis  
8/19/2013   4 comments
Atomic clocks can simulate quantum states in real time, according to researchers at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics and the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Q-MEMS Downsizes Inertial Measurement Units
News & Analysis  
8/19/2013   9 comments
Epson lays claim to the world's smallest high-performance inertial measurement unit (IMU)--the V340 is a six-axis high-precision gyroscope/accelerometer combo that measures just twelve-by-ten-by-four millimeters.
Construction of 450mm Fab 'Well Underway'
Blog  
8/15/2013   8 comments
The construction of Intel's first 450mm wafer fab is well underway, according to an Intel spokesperson.
ARM Preps Near-Threshold Processor for IoT
News & Analysis  
8/15/2013   17 comments
ARM has been researching logic operation at near-threshold voltages and at clock frequencies of the order of tens of kilohertz. Its CTO says a core that uses such low voltages and clock frequencies could support low-power processing in applications that rely on energy harvesting.
IBM Q&A on Molecular Electronics
Blog  
8/13/2013   3 comments
IBM Research in Zurich, Switzerland, is home to Emanuel Loertscher, a leading researcher into molecular electronics. He answered questions on the progress of the research.
Academic Tips Non-Filamentary ReRAM
News & Analysis  
8/9/2013   57 comments
University of Colorado professor and ferroelectric expert claims metal-insulator transition memory can be next non-volatile memory.
'Corelets' Prime Cognitive Computers
News & Analysis  
8/8/2013   13 comments
IBM's corelet architecture and programming model enables software to be written for its hardware cognitive computers that processes sensor inputs, performs cognitive functions (such as pattern recognition) then send the appropriate signals to actuators in the real world.
Samsung Confirms 24 Layers in 3D NAND
Blog  
8/8/2013   26 comments
Samsung has confirmed that the first 3D NAND flash memory has 24 layers. EE Times explores the implications.
Quantum Technologies Attract Russian Capital
News & Analysis  
8/6/2013   2 comments
Serial entrepreneur Serguei Beloussav tells how the Russian Quantum Center will emulate Bell Labs by producing the basic materials science breakthroughs needed to make quantum technologies a commercial reality.
Quantum Attracts Russian Capital
EET Videos  
8/6/2013   1 comment
Russian Quantum Center will emulate Bell Labs.
3D NAND Production Starts at Samsung
News & Analysis  
8/6/2013   16 comments
3D memory era begins as Samsung starts mass production of a multilayered 128 Gbit NAND flash memory based on a charge-trap cell.
ReRAM Startup Bets on Silver
News & Analysis  
8/5/2013   65 comments
Startup fabless chip company Crossbar has announced it has a working array that validates its silver-over-amorphous-silicon, non-volatile memory technology.


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