Semiconductors

ROHM Semiconductor, a leading semiconductor manufacturer, and A*STAR’s Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a world renowned research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) today announced the joint development of...
by Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology, and Research
9:59am
6.22.2017
In what could be a major step forward for a new generation of solar cells called "concentrator photovoltaics," researchers have developed a new semiconductor alloy that can capture the near-infrared light located on the leading edge of the visible...
by University of Michigan
11:21am
6.16.2017
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A multi-institutional team led by the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) discovered a way to create new alloys that could form the basis of next-generation semiconductors.
by NREL
1:29pm
6.14.2017
Zhe Fei pointed to the bright and dark vertical lines running across his computer screen. This nano-image, he explained, shows the waves associated with a half-light, half-matter quasiparticle moving inside a semiconductor.
by Iowa State University
11:29am
6.8.2017
A team of physicists has demonstrated a reversible method for altering the electronic properties of a nanoscopic material, pointing the way toward merging several hallmark functions of modern electronics into a single component.
by University of Nebraska-Lincoln
12:58pm
6.7.2017
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Researchers have discovered a technique for controlling light with electric fields.
by Matt Shipman, NC State University
10:04am
5.26.2017
Potential future key component for quantum computing.
by IBM
11:05am
5.19.2017
The new optical metamaterial paves the way to ultrafast information transfer on the nanoscale.
by Lomonosov Moscow State University
10:19am
5.18.2017
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Conjugated polymers designed with a twist produce tiny, brightly fluorescent particles with broad applications.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
10:25am
5.17.2017
A research team’s findings may elucidate yet-unresolved questions about an unconventional superconductor’s emergent properties in the superconducting state.
by Siv Schwink, University of Illinois
12:20pm
5.15.2017
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Researchers have developed a suitable material to allow brain cells to grow and form predictable circuits, which could lead to the development of prosthetics for the brain.
by Australian National University
11:03am
5.15.2017
Research teams uncover extraordinary properties of the semiconductor material.
by National University of Singapore
10:42am
5.15.2017
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Chemists have developed a greener, cheaper way to make single-crystalline semiconductor films, components at the heart of all of our electric gadgetry.
by Morgan Sherburne, University of Michigan
11:56am
5.12.2017
Thanks to innovative laser techniques, a class of materials shows a new potential for energy efficiency.
by SISSA
10:12am
5.10.2017
No more error-prone evaporation deposition, drop casting, or printing: Scientists have developed organic semiconductor nanosheets, which can easily be removed from a growth substrate and placed on other substrates.
by LMU Munich
11:26am
5.8.2017
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The new semiconductor could have diverse medical and environmental applications — without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
by Sarah Derouin, Stanford University
10:10am
5.5.2017
Novel technique measures warpage in next-gen integrated circuits.
by Diamond Light Source
11:41am
5.4.2017
The breakthrough involves controlling energy levels between electron valleys in 2D semiconductors.
by Grove Potter, University at Buffalo
9:27am
5.3.2017
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Substances could revolutionize electronic and computing devices.
by University of California, Irvine
9:26am
5.2.2017
Study reveals unprecedented control of ferromagnetic behavior in 2D material.
by Sarah Yang, Berkeley Lab
11:57am
5.1.2017
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Being able to manipulate polaritons would lead to tunable valleys with two clearly different states, corresponding for example to 1 bit and 0 bit, like on-off states in computing and digital communications.
by Institute for Basic Science
10:17am
4.26.2017
Mass production technology for silicon based ultraviolet light sensors, suitable for smartphones and wearable devices in the Internet of Things era, has been jointly developed by a research team.
by Tohoku University
10:58am
4.21.2017
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A new technique may vastly reduce the overall cost of wafer technology and enable devices made from more exotic, higher-performing semiconductor materials than conventional silicon.
by Jennifer Chu, MIT News Office
10:13am
4.20.2017
A research team has developed novel semiconductor nanotubes with superb charge conductivity which can be widely used in different applications, especially in the environmental arena.
by Hong Kong Polytechnic University
10:58am
4.13.2017
New class of semiconductor materials can be used as light absorber in solar cells.
by Amy Blumenthal, USC
11:39am
4.11.2017
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Fast, cost-effective electrochemical platforms show promise for highly-sensitive detection of different strains of influenza and diarrhea-causing pathogens.
by King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi
9:24am
4.10.2017
The traditional test for assessing the quality of a semiconductor, called the Hall method, is fairly time-consuming to perform. A new, quicker technique makes this measurement by exposing the semiconductor to terahertz light, which is much redder...
by NIST
10:45am
3.29.2017
For the last few decades, microchip manufacturers have been on a quest to find ways to make the patterns of wires and components in their microchips ever smaller.
by David L. Chandler, MIT
10:08am
3.28.2017
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Research team turns transition metals into practical catalyst for solar, other applications.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
12:39pm
3.24.2017
Researchers have discovered a new form of the simple compound GeSe that has surprisingly escaped detection ... until now.
by Tien Nguyen, Princeton University
11:38am
3.23.2017
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Silicon forms an oxide layer on its surface when exposed to air or moisture, which can detract from its electronic properties. Adding a “skin”' of molecules to the silicon can provide a physical barrier that prevents oxidation.
by A*STAR
11:17am
3.22.2017
Extremely short, configurable "femtosecond" pulses of light demonstrated by an international team could lead to future computers that run up to 100,000 times faster than today's electronics.
by Katherine McAlpine, University of Michigan
11:05am
3.14.2017
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Researchers have successfully created the first pure, single-crystal sample of a new iron arsenide superconductor. Studies of this material have called into question some long-standing theoretical models of superconductivity.
by Ames Laboratory
10:55am
3.13.2017
Researchers create 3D metasurfaces with optical possibilities.
by Sandia National Laboratories
10:14am
3.9.2017
Improved characteristics in power electronics and radio applications can be achieved by using a SOI wafer for gallium nitride growth.
by Aalto University
11:26am
3.6.2017
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Microhotplates form a smart gas sensor.
by Toyohashi University of Technology
11:06am
3.2.2017
An explanation of the opportunities available by implementation of electrostatic charge control program in a FEOL fab, and details some of the potential pitfalls.
by Christopher Long, IBM Research, and Lawrence Levit, LBL Scientific
12:49pm
2.21.2017
Researchers were inspired by medieval mail armor when producing a new metamaterial with novel properties. They succeeded in reversing the Hall coefficient of a material.
by Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
12:17pm
2.17.2017
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This discovery may open up new possibilities for thin, transparent, and flexible electronic devices, such as ultra-small sensors.
by Joo Hyeon Heo, UNIST
11:36am
2.9.2017
Veeco has entered into an agreement to acquire Ultratech.
by Veeco Instruments Inc.
12:26pm
2.3.2017
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