Technology beats transistor heat

05 March, 2004 by | Supplied by: Intel Australia Pty Ltd

Intel has identified new materials to replace those that have been used to manufacture chips for more than 30 years. This is a significant accomplishment as the industry races to reduce electrical current leakage in transistors

Online electronics trading

28 January, 2004 by

RS Components has launched its Online Trading Platform localised for Australia and New Zealand. The Internet Trading Channel (ITC) is now live in Australia and New Zealand

NI acquires DSP software developer

19 January, 2004 by

National Instruments has acquired the Dallas, Texas-based software developer Hyperception, a designer of graphical development tools for digital signal processing (DSP).

Software helps with MATV technology

05 January, 2004 by

The ever-increasing demand for distribution of more channels is resulting in pushing the upper limits of coaxial cable usage to 1000 MHz

ASIC development company formed

20 November, 2003 by

Reptechnic and SMR Electronics have formed Reptechnic Design, a company that will provide application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) development services to Australian and global users.

Molecular electronic devices closer to reality

04 November, 2003 by

Researchers at Northwestern University, led by Mark Hersam, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, have become the first to measure a unique and versatile nanoelectric effect - called resonant tunnelling - through individual molecules mounted directly on silicon.

Illuminated knobs

11 August, 2003 by | Supplied by: ERNTEC Pty Ltd

The illuminated control knob from Mentor makes it possible to see the exact setting of the knob, regardless of the ambient light.

Need for speed in semiconductors

30 July, 2003 by

A new type of standard to be issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will help meet the need for speed in semiconductors.

Speeding up the manufacture of super small-scale devices

05 February, 2003 by

Building a computer chip is a painstaking process. Once a chip is designed, a mask, or template, is created and used to transfer the fine circuit patterns to the surface of a silicon wafer

Nano-competence for hard thin films

28 January, 2003 by

Major advances are still being made on magnetic disk drives despite competition from optical storage media like CD-ROM, DVD, semiconductor flash and smart cards.

Photochemically-etched anodes and cathodes for high volume applications

22 January, 2003 by

Photofabrication Engineering Inc (PEI) has a line of custom-made photochemically-etched anodes and cathodes for fuel cells, heat exchangers, oxygen and hydrogen generators. These products have applications in the aerospace, automotive , biotechnology, medical, appliances, power and electrical/electronic industries.

Research promises faster, cheaper microchips

21 January, 2003 by

The University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK has joined forces with Atmel to create 'strained silicon' microchips, which involves adding a material called germanium to the traditional silicon used in semiconductor manufacturing.

Closure of Semiconductor Facility

11 November, 2002 by

Philips has announced a plan for a phased closure of its semiconductor fabrication operation (fab) in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the end of 2003.

Sales up for semiconductor market

07 November, 2002 by

It has been reported by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) that global sales of semiconductors are recovering and are forecast to rise 1.8 % to $141 billion in 2002 and about 20% in each of the next 2 years.

Semi-conductor chip for fibre channel SANS

07 November, 2002 by | Supplied by:

Agilent has introduced what is claimed to be the industry's smallest four-port serialiser/deserialiser (SerDes) integrated circuit (IC) designed specifically for fibre channel storage area networking (SAN) equipment used to store and transport data between servers and larger corporate data centres.

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