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ReRAM Is Memory Focus at IEDM
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9/30/2013   23 comments
Advanced memory research is focused on ReRAM, MRAM, and vertically stacked memory, to judge from the advance program of the International Electron Devices Meeting 2013. However, there is at least one NAND paper due to be presented that could grab attention.
IEDM Set to Stage FinFET vs. FDSOI
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9/27/2013   28 comments
The leading-edge of semiconductor technology becomes more complex, and IEDM is there to bear witness -- and stage FinFET versus FDSOI, the battle for sub-20nm semiconductors.
Top 12 MEMS Chips Pioneering New Markets
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9/25/2013   25 comments
MEMS Attacks: Roundup of top 12 micro-electromechanical system chips predicts MEMS will have meteoric impact on electronics.
Mega ASIC Drives Cisco Router
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9/24/2013   7 comments
A 598mm2 40nm ASIC, the nPower X1, is at the heart of a family of new carrier-class routers announced by Cisco Systems.
Applied, Tokyo Electron Agree to $29 Billion Merger
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9/24/2013   38 comments
New name needed for proposed trans-Pacific "merger of equals" that will create a clear market leader in chip- and display-making equipment.
Freescale, Micron Extend Memory Research
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9/24/2013   2 comments
Freescale Semiconductor and Micron Technology have extended separate memory research partnerships in attempts to add to their capabilities at the leading-edge of chip production and find technology that can scale beyond the limits of NAND flash memory.
HP's Loss Is Europe's Gain
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9/23/2013   5 comments
Mike Lynch, the co-founder of a software company sold to Hewlett-Packard for $11 billion, has co-founded a venture capital company.
Slideshow: Can Edison2 Convince Detroit to 'Lighten Up'?
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9/20/2013   81 comments
Edison2's CEO Oliver Kuttner's dream is to change today's car architecture completely. He is pitching Very Light Car platform, available for partnering or licensing, to ultimately bring margins back to the automotive industry.
New York Plans $45 Billion Fab Campus
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9/20/2013   23 comments
The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering is filing plans to develop an upstate New York site that could accommodate up to three 450mm wafer fabs at an estimated cost of up to $45 billion.
Superconducting Quantum Computer Beckons
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9/20/2013   11 comments
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has reported the first demonstration of high-temperature superconductivity in the surface of a topological insulator--a promising material for quantum computers whose bulk properties are that of an insulator, but whose surface is a conductor.
IMEC Process Supports Germanium-Tin Transistors
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9/18/2013   2 comments
A Belgo-Japanese research team has developed an improved process for the integration of germanium-tin MOSFETs on silicon substrates. This opens up the possibility of strained GeSn pMOSFETs at sub-10 nm geometries.
MEMS Maker Appoints NXP Veteran as CEO
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9/17/2013   1 comment
Tronics Microsystems has appointed a successor to Peter Pfluger, who is retiring after leading the company for 10 years.
Plastic Memory Firm Plans Pilot Line
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9/17/2013   5 comments
Thin Film, a developer of organic ferroelectric nonvolatile memory technology, has ordered equipment for a pilot production line in Linkoping, Sweden, and announced a plan to raise about US$23 million via the sale of shares.
Shaping the Future of MEMS
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9/13/2013   4 comments
Broadcom, ST Micro, Fairchild, and others outline future of micro-electro-mechanical systems at new conference.
Industrial Espionage: From Dumpster Diving to the NSA
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9/12/2013   6 comments
A far cry from the dumpster diving in Silicon Valley for trade secrets, the Internet has provided opportunities and mechanisms that boggle the mind – and it seems that no major country is immune to attack, or to accusation.
Dialog Mulls MEMS Market Entry
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9/12/2013   14 comments
The mixed-signal and power chip vendor wants to add MEMS technology to its range of offerings for mobile devices.
If a Car’s Really 'Autonomous,' Why V2X?
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9/12/2013   42 comments
As the Advanced Driver Assistance System used in smartcars further improves, and LTE proliferates, do autonomous cars even need to wait for the elusive V2X future?
Dialog's CEO Lays Ambitious Plans
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9/12/2013   Post a comment
From domestic lighting control to wireless charging, CEO Jalal Bagherli sees nothing but opportunity for Dialog Semiconductor, one of Europe's leading fabless chip companies.
iPhone 5-Like Motion Processor for Any Mobile Device
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9/12/2013   8 comments
ST Microelectronics teams with PNI Corp. to port PNI's algorithms to ST's MEMS sensors.
Graphene Minds Bandgap With Non-Boolean Logic
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9/5/2013   5 comments
Instead of getting graphene to behave like traditional silicon transistors, researchers propose harnessing the non-Boolean logic that graphene devices naturally exhibit.
Nanotubes Boost E-Nose Sensitivity
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9/5/2013   4 comments
Researchers can identify any chemical substance by its spectrum using an inexpensive, repeatable technique in which specially grown nanotubes serve as sensors.
AMS Builds 3D Chip-Stacking Line
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9/5/2013   2 comments
Analog and sensor IC company AMS has invested more than about $33 million to create production capacity for analog 3D ICs at its wafer fab in Austria.
SuVolta Power-Saving Chip Process Enters Production
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9/4/2013   Post a comment
Fujitsu launches image processor chip that uses DDC technology from SuVolta. Chip provides twice the performance of competitors' products and consumes less power, Fujitsu claims.
Sand 9 MEMS Cracks Cellphone Market
News & Analysis  
9/3/2013   8 comments
Sand 9 has finally achieved the holy grail of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) compatibility with billions of cellphones as well as the emerging Internet of Things.


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