Seeking to keep Moore's Law on pace, researchers have developed a repeatable technique for assembling a single-atom version of the transistor--the building block of semiconductors and computers.
In the pursuit of smaller transistors, IBM Research found that carbon nanotubes outperform silicon on speed and power consumption, offering a possible way to maintain the pace of Moore's Law.
Big Blue touts a radio-frequency graphene transistor with the highest frequency so far--100GHz--en route to new communications devices and electronics.
Intel made an announcement today that will drive its chip development over the next several years. What are 3D transistors and why are they important?
New chips based on the 22-nanometer designs will run at a lower voltage and with lower power leakage, in an effort to improve both performance and energy efficiency.
This blog initially misstated Fred Terman's title at Stanford University. He was provost.
Bell Labs scientists cracked a technical problem 60 years ago, and online-dating services are the result.
Samsung phone features make up for ho-hum design
Audiophiles love affair with tube amps -- still crazy after all these years?
Electric guitarists' love affair with tube amplifiers dates back to the birth of rock music.