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New Silicon-Based Nanoribbons and Nanoplates

Chemistry

New Silicon-Based Nanoribbons and Nanoplates

Chemists from Brown University have found a way to make new 2-D, graphene-like semiconducting nanomaterials using an old standby of the semiconductor world: silicon. lesen

Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface

Photovoltaik

Self-Assembled Nanotextures Create Antireflective Surface

Reducing the amount of sunlight that bounces off the surface of solar cells helps maximize the conversion of the sun's rays to electricity, so manufacturers use coatings to cut down on reflections. lesen

Advanced Thin-film Technique for a Long-lasting Medication

Medicine

Advanced Thin-film Technique for a Long-lasting Medication

Nanoscale, biodegradable drug-delivery method could provide a year or more of steady doses, siginifcantly improving the treatment of patients suffering from chronic pain. lesen

Nanoscale Graphene Platelets – a New Class of Nanomaterials

Graphene

Nanoscale Graphene Platelets – a New Class of Nanomaterials

Graphene is making the transition from research journals to commercial applications. This article discusses a new class of nano-material and their commercialization in wide ranging applications. lesen

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

Memories

Nano Piano's Lullaby Could Mean a Storage Breakthrough

Researchers have revealed the first recording of optically encoded audio onto a non-magnetic plasmonic nanostructure, opening the door to multiple uses. lesen

Hybrid Nanowires eyed for Computers and flexible Displays

Displays

Hybrid Nanowires eyed for Computers and flexible Displays

A new process for coating copper nanowires with graphene - an ultrathin layer of carbon – lowers resistance and heating, suggesting potential applications in computer chips and flexible displays. lesen

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

Semiconductor Technology

Silicon Photonics for a High Bandwidth Future

Researchers at IBM attach silicon photonic chips directly onto a processor package promising a faster, cheaper and lower energy future for computing systems, including cloud data centers. lesen

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

Semiconductor Technology

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves Spintronics toward Reality

A new semiconductor compound is bringing fresh momentum to the field of spintronics, an emerging breed of computing device that may lead to smaller, faster, less power-hungry electronics. lesen

The Power of Nanoelectronics – from Connecting to Improving Lives

Semiconductors

The Power of Nanoelectronics – from Connecting to Improving Lives

The semiconductor industry is heading for a bright future. The advantages of scaling, miniaturization and integration can drive innovation and growth beyond its traditional markets. The internet of things, the internet of healthy things and the internet of power are driving the continuous growth of the semiconductor industry if the right ecosystems dynamics are brought into place. lesen

Scientists Develop Cool Process to Make Better Graphene

Caltech

Scientists Develop Cool Process to Make Better Graphene

A new technique to produce graphene at room temperature could help pave the way for commercially feasible graphene-based solar cells and light-emitting diodes, large-panel displays, and flexible electronics. lesen

Inkjet-printing and the Production of Flexible OLED Displays

Displays

Inkjet-printing and the Production of Flexible OLED Displays

Flexible smartphones and color-saturated television displays were some of the highlights at the last Consumer Electronics Showcase, held in Las Vegas. lesen

Two New Dimensions in Embedded Systems Development

Embedded Software

Two New Dimensions in Embedded Systems Development

Vector Software integrates Lauterbach's TRACE32 suite of development tools and provides practically unlimited volumes of test data from RAM constrained embedded systems. lesen

Enabling GaN Power Devices

GaN-on-Si and GaN-on-SiC epi-wafers

Enabling GaN Power Devices

EpiGaN develops III/V materials and demonstrates Gallium Nitride on Silicon epi-wafers that meet industrial specifications for HEMT devices at 650 V. lesen

Production Process for High-Volume GaN-on-Silicon Devices on 200mm Wafers

Manufacturing

Production Process for High-Volume GaN-on-Silicon Devices on 200mm Wafers

X-FAB Silicon Foundries and Exagan have entered into a joint development agreement to industrialize Exagan’s GaN-on-silicon technology and begin producing high-speed power switching devices on 200mm wafers. lesen

Smart Grid and International Art

Expo 2015

Smart Grid and International Art

Enel is responsible for distributing electricity at the Expo Milano 2015. The company decided together with its strategic partner Siemens to present the most advanced technology for supplying cities with electricity: a smart grid. lesen

Innovation Award is shared among two projects

SEMIKRON Innovation Award & SEMIKRON Young Engineer Award

Innovation Award is shared among two projects

SEMIKRON Foundation and ECPE honour Mr. Otto Kreutzer and Mr. Alexander Wirth just as Mr. Mickey Madsen with the Innovation Award 2015 and Mr. Marco Denk for his work with the Young Engineer Award. lesen

Industry's First 80-V Half-Bridge GaN FET Module

Power Electronics

Industry's First 80-V Half-Bridge GaN FET Module

Texas Instruments introduced the industry's first 80-V, 10-A integrated gallium nitride (GaN) field-effect transistor (FET) power-stage prototype, which consists of a high-frequency driver and two GaN FETs in a half-bridge configuration. lesen

Digital Signal Controllers Feature Higher Performance

Digital Power Applications

Digital Signal Controllers Feature Higher Performance

Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) delivers the performance needed to implement more sophisticated non-linear, predictive and adaptive control algorithms at higher switching frequencies. lesen

Festo Demonstrates BionicOpter Dragonfly Robot

Bionic Learning Network

Festo Demonstrates BionicOpter Dragonfly Robot

BionicOpter flies at the Press Preview of ACHEMA, world forum and 31. leading show for the process industries in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). With the ultralight flying object, Festo shows how principles from nature can be applied in automation technology. lesen

A Method to Clean the Ocean from Plastic

Ocean Cleanup

A Method to Clean the Ocean from Plastic

The Ocean Cleanup, founded by Boyan Slat who invented a method aimed at cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, announced its next major project: the Mega Expedition, in which up to 50 vessels will collect plastic measurements in three weeks. lesen

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The importance of FPGAs for High Performance Computing

The Mango Project

The importance of FPGAs for High Performance Computing

03.11.16 - The EU funded MANGO project, in which many core architectures for future HPC systems are explored, mixes high-end processors, graphics processors and FPGAs to meet most challenging application needs. lesen

Software-supported review process shortens time to market

EDA Tools

Software-supported review process shortens time to market

04.11.16 - As viewing tool, PCB-Investigator takes care of the communication between designer, manufacturer and assembler of PCBs and maintains the information exchange about parts and nets of the layout. lesen

Human Machine Interface evolving rapidly in new Dimensions

Gesture Recognition

Human Machine Interface evolving rapidly in new Dimensions

07.11.16 - A new generation of haptic devices is emerging and opening up the third dimension that will make us wonder how we ever got by with simple flat touchscreens with motor-based vibration feedback. lesen

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