Flexing the power of a conductive polymer

(Santa Barbara, Calif.) — For decades, field-effect transistors enabled by silicon-based semiconductors have powered the electronics revolution. But in recent years, manufacturers have come up against hard physical limits to…

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University of Houston research allows for 3D printing of ‘organic electronics’

When looking at the future of production of micro-scale organic electronics, Mohammad Reza Abidian – associate professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering – sees their…

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New hardware architecture provides an edge in AI computation

As applications of artificial intelligence spread, more computation has to occur — and more efficiently with lower energy consumption — on local devices instead of geographically distant data centers in…

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Building up new data-storage memory

Tokyo, Japan – Scientists from the Institute of Industrial Science at The University of Tokyo fabricated three-dimensional vertically formed field-effect transistors to produce high-density data storage devices by ferroelectric gate…

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A new ultra-thin electrode material: A step closer to next-generation semiconductors

To realize artificial intelligence systems and autonomous driving systems, which is often seen in movies, in everyday life, processors that function as the brain of computers must be able to…

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High-performance hysteresis-free perovskite transistors

Robot vacuums, a major household appliance that make life easier, are convenient but they often stumble on door thresholds that are not even very high. A similar threshold voltage exists…

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New hardware integrates mechanical devices into quantum tech

Stanford University researchers have developed a key experimental device for future quantum physics-based technologies that borrows a page from current, everyday mechanical devices. Stanford University researchers have developed a key…

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Engineered crystals could help computers run on less power

Berkeley — Computers may be growing smaller and more powerful, but they require a great deal of energy to operate. The total amount of energy the U.S. dedicates to computing…

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Simply printing high-performance perovskite-based transistors

The printing press has contributed immensely to the advancement of mankind by elevating politics, economy, and culture to higher grounds. Today, it goes beyond simply printing books or documents, and…

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Scientists from Korea’s KIMM and NTU Singapore devise new technique to increase chip yield from semiconductor wafer

Scientists from the Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials (KIMM, President Sang Jin Park) under the Ministry of Science and ICT, and the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore, President…

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