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No longer just a spectator, silicon oxide gets into the electronics action on computer chips
Scientists are documenting that one fundamental component of computer chips, long regarded as a passive bystander, can actually be made to act like a switch. (2011-01-19)
NRL demonstrates high durability of nanotube transistors to the harsh space environment
Investigating the effects of prolonged exposure to ionizing radiation, NRL researchers demonstrate the ability of single walled carbon nanotube transistors to survive the harsh space environment. (2012-09-18)
UCLA engineering team increases power efficiency for future computer processors
A team led by researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has made major improvements in computer processing using an emerging class of magnetic materials called 'multiferroics,' and these advances could make future devices far more energy-efficient than current technologies. (2014-03-05)
University of Houston researchers search for new, more efficient materials
Researchers from the University of Houston are working to discover novel materials, funded by a $1 million grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. (2015-06-08)
Image sensors out of a spray can
Researchers from Technische Universität München have developed a new generation of image sensors that are more sensitive to light than the conventional silicon versions, with the added bonus of being simple and cheap to produce. (2013-01-22)
Bold approach could change electronics industry
Two professors from the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have received $1.5 million to study a new approach that could allow the electronics industry to drastically reduce power consumption and increase speed in the next generation of computers (2011-09-26)
Stevens professor E.H. Yang receives DURIP grant to support nanoscale imaging
Dr. Yang's AFOSR-sponsored DURIP grant allows him to purchase a scanning probe microscope capable of imaging in ambient conditions. (2011-07-27)
Physicists build 'electronic synapses' for neural networks
A team of scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have created prototypes of 'electronic synapses' based on ultra-thin films of hafnium oxide. (2016-04-20)
Curved carbon for electronics of the future
A new scientific discovery could have profound implications for nanoelectronic components. (2011-01-23)
Carbon nanotubes found to fluoresce
In research detailed in the current issue of Science magazine, a team of Rice University chemists led by fullerene discoverer and Nobel laureate Richard Smalley describes the first observations of fluorescence in carbon nanotubes. (2002-07-29)
Columbia University researchers use nanoscale transistors to study single-molecule interactions
A Columbia University team that includes researchers from Engineering School and the Physics and Chemistry departments, has figured out a way to study single-molecule interactions on very short time scales using nanoscale transistors. (2011-01-23)
Silicon transistors will encounter pressure from nanoelectronics
The future of nanoelectronics looks promising. Built with nanotubes and various self-assembling molecular structures, this technology may revolutionize the electronic world by replacing the silicon transistor in approximately ten years. (2002-11-18)
Symphony of nanoplasmonic and optical resonators produces laser-like light emission
By combining plasmonics and optical microresonators, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a new optical amplifier (or laser) design, paving the way for power-on-a-chip applications. (2014-08-26)
UTA professor earns NSF grant to make lasers, amplifiers for silicon photonics technology
A University of Texas at Arlington researcher will explore the possibility of using a novel optical resonance effect in nanostructured silicon films to generate light, which could lead to more efficient and compact integrated photonic-electric circuits. (2016-06-10)
UCLA receives $8.4 million to lead research on ultra-low-power, non-volatile logic technologies
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded an $8.4 million grant to the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science for research in non-volatile logic -- a technology that enables computers and electronic devices to keep their state, even while powered off, then start up and run complex programs instantaneously once powered back on. (2010-12-02)
'Cloning' could make structurally pure nanotubes for nanoelectronics
Researchers from the University of Southern California and NIST have demonstrated a technique for growing virtually pure samples of single-wall carbon nanotubes with identical structures, a process they liken to (2012-11-14)
Three UCSB faculty members named 2016 AAAS Fellows
A biologist, an engineer and a computer scientist are among the newest members of the prestigious organization. (2016-11-23)
Seeing is believing: Diamond quantum sensor reveals current flows in next-gen materials
In a world-first, researchers have imaged electrons moving in graphene using a quantum probe found only in diamonds. (2017-04-26)
First demonstration of brain-inspired device to power artificial systems
New research, led by the University of Southampton, has demonstrated that a nanoscale device, called a memristor, could be used to power artificial systems that can mimic the human brain. (2016-10-07)
Scientists find a way of acquiring graphene-like films from salts to boost nanoelectronics
Scientists from our university have found a way to acquire 2-D graphene-like layers of various salts. (2016-07-29)
2-dimensional atomically-flat transistors show promise for next generation green electronics
UC Santa Barbara researchers demonstrate first n-type field effect transistors on monolayer tungsten diselenide with record performance. (2013-06-20)
NYU chemist Seeman recognized for founding, establishing the field of structural DNA nanotechnology
New York University chemistry professor Nadrian Seeman has received the American Chemical Society's Nicholas Medal for his founding and establishing the field of structural DNA nanotechnology. (2008-03-17)
Protecting computer hardware: Three universities tapped for cybersecurity research
The US Department of Defense has awarded a $7.5 million grant to the University of Connecticut, University of Maryland, and Rice University to support research that will analyze and upgrade security protections for nanoscale computer hardware. (2014-04-28)
Physicists predict novel phenomena in exotic materials
Discovered just five years ago, topological semimetals are materials with unusual physical properties that could make them useful for future electronics. (2016-06-06)
Detecting smallest contaminations on semiconductors with aid of synchrotron radiation
PTB, together with European partners, is doing research in the field of semiconductor analysis using synchrotron radiation. (2008-07-10)
UCLA-led research team develops world's most powerful nanoscale microwave oscillators
A team of UCLA researchers has developed the world's most powerful nanoscale microwave oscillators. (2012-06-25)
Johns Hopkins and Belgian research center to expand health care applications for silicon nanotech
Researchers and physicians at The Johns Hopkins University will collaborate with Belgian nanoelectronics research center imec to advance silicon applications in health care, beginning with development of a point-of-care device to enable a broad range of clinical tests to be performed outside the laboratory. (2013-10-24)
International SEMATECH agrees to major expansion at UAlbany's CNSE
New York state political leaders announced that International SEMATECH, the global consortium of leading nanoelectronics manufacturers, has agreed to a major expansion of its existing research and development program at the Center of Excellence in Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology at the University at Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. (2007-05-10)
Kaustav Banerjee wins research award from Electrostatic Discharge Association
Kaustav Banerjee, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara won the 2005 international research award competition sponsored by the Electrostatic Discharge Association (ESDA). (2005-10-03)
UAlbany-CNSE scientists make make magnetic silicon, advancing spin-based computing
Scientists at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) at the University at Albany announced research that could lay the foundation for using silicon to develop chips with magnetic properties, potentially impacting the development of electron-spin-based or (2005-01-10)
Albany NanoTech and AMD team up to develop breakthrough silicon measurement technique
Albany NanoTech's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at the University at Albany and Advanced Micro Devices will collaborate on the development a new nanometrology capability for measuring the stress state in strained silicon. (2004-11-09)
Possible reason for carcinogenicity of silica dust found
MIPT's scientists partnered with their colleagues from Skoltech in a study that suggests a possible explanation of the toxicity and carcinogenicity , or the 'cancer-causing' properties of silica dust (silicon oxide particles). (2016-11-10)
Return of the vacuum tube
Retro technology makes a comeback in a nanoscale transistor that is lightweight, low cost, and long lasting. (2012-05-18)
On the way to breaking the terahertz barrier for graphene nanoelectronics
A team of scientists at the MPI-P discovered a much simpler thermodynamic approach to the electrical conduction in graphene. (2015-07-16)
Magnetic switching simplified
An international team of researchers has described a new physical effect that could be used to develop more efficient magnetic chips for information processing. (2013-08-07)
TU scientists in Nature: Better control of building blocks for quantum computer
Scientists from the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at TU Delft and Eindhoven University of Technology in The Netherlands have succeeded in controlling the building blocks of a future super-fast quantum computer. (2010-12-23)
Further improvement of qubit lifetime for quantum computers
An international team of scientists has succeeded in making further improvements to the lifetime of superconducting quantum circuits. (2016-12-08)
Scientists grow a material based on hafnium oxide for a new type of non-volatile memory
Scientists from MIPT have succeeded in growing ultra-thin (2.5-nanometre) ferroelectric films based on hafnium oxide that could potentially be used to develop non-volatile memory elements called ferroelectric tunnel junctions. (2016-04-13)
White House honors Clemson professor as 'Champion of Change' for solar deployment
The White House honored Clemson professor Rajendra Singh Thursday as a 'Champion of Change' for his efforts to promote and expand solar deployment in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. (2014-04-17)
Ultra-sensitive electrical biosensor unlocks potential for instant diagnostic devices
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have proposed a Tunnel-FET-based biosensor 10,000 times more sensitive than conventional FET-based sensors. (2012-04-17)
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