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posted in September 2013

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First Carbon Nanotube Computer Integrated With CMOS
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9/30/2013   11 comments
Stanford University demonstrates a carbon-nanotube computer on CMOS running the instructions from the reduced instruction set computer (RISC) from California's MIPS Technologies.
Comment: Re: damage - R_Colin_Johnson - 9/28/2013
Stretchable OLEDs for Displays, Lighting
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9/27/2013   24 comments
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers fabricate a flexible, stretchable, bendable organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display that continues working while being deformed.
Comment: Re: - R_Colin_Johnson - 9/25/2013
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.
Foiling Medical Implant Hackers
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9/24/2013   22 comments
Algorithm uses a patient's heartbeat as a random number generator for cryptography, to secure medical implants from attacks by hackers.
Comment: Re: Shielding - R_Colin_Johnson - 9/23/2013
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.
Spintronics for Silicon Approaching
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9/19/2013   3 comments
New room-temperature silicon-compatible semiconductor discovered by researchers may pave the way for future chips that store information on magnetic spin of electrons.
Flexible Curved Displays to Top $27 Billion by 2023
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9/18/2013   20 comments
From Dick Tracy-style watches to cinema-style immersion on a small screen, the curved display market is expected to boom.
True White LEDs on the Horizon
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9/17/2013   12 comments
Physicist Z. Valy Vardeny and his colleagues at the University of Utah inserted platinum atoms into an organic semiconductor to tune its light emission to different colors in the quest for emitting truly white light to replace future light bulbs.
Intel Boosts vPro Virtualization, Security at IDF
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9/16/2013   Post a comment
Intel Developer Forum: Virtualized environments based on Intel's vPro up the ante for fleet-like management of tablets, 2-in-1s, Ultrabooks, laptops, and more.
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.
Comment: Re: good news - R_Colin_Johnson - 9/12/2013
Comment: Re: good news - R_Colin_Johnson - 9/12/2013
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.
Quantum MIIM Diodes Beat Silicon
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9/6/2013   14 comments
Oregon State University (OSU) claims to have boosted the performance of metal-insulator-metal (MIM) diodes by adding a second insulator layer to yield MIIM diodes with superior quantum tunnel for faster speeds than silicon.
Comment: Re: Power? - R_Colin_Johnson - 9/6/2013
Graphene Minds Bandgap With Non-Boolean Logic
News & Analysis  
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.
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Sand 9 MEMS Cracks Cellphone Market
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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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