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transistor

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Single-atom transistor built with precise control

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.

By Feb. 19, 2012

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IBM: Tiny carbon nanotube transistor outshines silicon

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.

By Jan. 30, 2012

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IBM hits graphene transistor breakthrough

Big Blue touts a radio-frequency graphene transistor with the highest frequency so far--100GHz--en route to new communications devices and electronics.

By Feb. 5, 2010

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How Intel's 3D tech redefines the transistor (FAQ)

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?

By May. 4, 2011

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Intel unveils new 3D transistor structure

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.

By May. 4, 2011

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The transistor turns 60

This blog initially misstated Fred Terman's title at Stanford University. He was provost.

By Dec. 5, 2007

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The transistor turns 60

Bell Labs scientists cracked a technical problem 60 years ago, and online-dating services are the result.

By Dec. 5, 2007

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It's a phone, not a transistor radio

Samsung phone features make up for ho-hum design

By Oct. 18, 2006

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Why does 100-year-old tube technology still turn audiophiles on?

Audiophiles love affair with tube amps -- still crazy after all these years?

By Apr. 5, 2014

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Tube amplifiers aren't just for audiophiles

Electric guitarists' love affair with tube amplifiers dates back to the birth of rock music.

By Apr. 2, 2014