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2003-11-25 Toshiba designer takes path of upward mobility
Delving into 'new transistor technology' is all in a day's work for Toshiba's Shinichi Takagi
2013-10-23 System limits excessive aggressiveness of compilers
MIT researchers developed a system, dubbed Stack, that automatically combs through programmers' code, identifying just the lines that compilers might discard but which could, in fact, be functional.
2007-08-06 Solar cell hits world-record efficiency of 42.8 percent
A consortium that includes the University of Delaware and DuPont reported a solar cell with an efficiency of 42.8 percent, said to be the world's highest
2013-07-17 Shedding light on the surface dissipation of heat
MIT researchers have succeeded in carrying out the first systematic investigation of the factors that control boiling heat transfer from a surface to a liquid
2013-10-17 Rising trend in technology patents for renewable energy
The study from MIT and SFI shows that investments in research and development, as well as in the growth of markets for renewable energy, have helped to spur the dramatic growth in innovation
2013-06-06 Research: Precise tuning of quantum dot emissions
MIT researchers found a way to make quantum dots even more efficient at delivering precisely tuned colours of light that could be used to improve colour displays and biomedical monitoring systems
2005-12-15 New president of Avnet Technology Solutions announced
Avnet Technology Solutions announced the appointment of K.P. Tang as president of Avnet Technology Solutions, Asia Pacific
2004-03-25 MIT technology fuels startup's synthesis tool
EDA startup Bluespec Inc. this week will announce an exclusive license from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for synthesis technology based on term rewriting systems (TRS).
2007-08-16 MEMS pioneer draws up technology's course
MEMS pioneer Kurt Petersen of SiTime shares MEMS' development since the 1980s as well as his thoughts on where it is headed in the future
2007-05-16 Lack of tools, expertise stalls multicore progress
The tools needed to program and debug multicore ICs are in the "dark ages," according to Anant Agarwal. Solutions are emerging, but the dearth of parallel-programming tools and lack of expertise among embedded designers threaten to slow the progress of multicore architectures
2004-06-16 Innovations are born out of the usual
By thinking out of the ordinary, Silicon Laboratories' Susanne Paul came up with one of the most significant RF innovations in a decade
2013-09-18 Graphene cuts cost of photodetectors
Researchers from MIT said that graphene has promising applications in photodetectors, devices that convert optical signals to electrical signals in integrated optoelectronic computer chips.
1999-12-22 Computers of the next millennium: Unplugged
My daughter is fairly computer literate and does not give much thought to the Y2K problem or the possibility of computers/software failing at the end of the millennium. But my wife lives in terror, fearing that planes will fall out of the sky, power utilities will fail (not mention computer banking systems), and even the
2009-03-13 Tech recharges batteries in a snap
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a surface treatment that could recharge Li-ion batteries in seconds.
2003-10-02 Startup prepares tools to predict copper variations
Seeking to head off a looming problem for sub-100nm ICs, startup Praesagus Inc. is preparing a suite of tools that will provide manufacturing data to help designers predict thickness variations in copper interconnect
2008-09-09 Special chips ready to identify unique marks
A Palo Alto security and authentication startup known for its 'unclonable' silicon chips was recently introduced by Verayo in an effort to move its focus from government defense contracts to commercial markets.
2009-03-19 Sneak peek at techs that could change the world
To celebrate its 125th anniversary, the IEEE recently assembled a panel of technology experts to discuss emerging research technologies that have the potential to change the world
2013-03-06 Research sheds light on solar-to-storable fuel conversion
MIT researchers bring the concept of an "artificial leaf" closer to reality, improve the efficiency of harvesting sunlight, and plan the production of a commercially viable prototype
2003-08-29 New army lab targets biotechnology for electronics
The U.S. Army has tapped the University of California at Santa Barbara to create its newest research center that will focus on biotechnology for electronics
2002-11-07 Nanosys further expands nanotechnology IP portfolio
Nanosys Inc. has licensed 40 key patents and patent applications in nanotechnology developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Laboratory of Professor Moungi Bawendi.
2013-10-11 MIT researchers to showcase self-assembling robots
The M-Block prototypes use a unique internal flywheel for locomotion and use cylindrical magnets mounted on rollers along their edges to snap together arbitrarily.
2013-02-27 MIT Quad HD TV chip promises 4x resolution
The video coding standard that come to be known as ultra high-def (UHD), Quad HD or 4K claims to quadruple the resolution of current HD video
2005-02-14 MIT debuts 'bionic ear processor' for hearing impaired
A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology described an analog "bionic ear processor7quot; with zero-crossing detection for the hearing impaired.
2013-10-08 IBM enlists universities for cognitive computing effort
IBM recently showed off its newly minted Cognitive Systems Institute, a collaborative effort between universities, and IBM clients to advance the state-of-the-art in cognitive computing
2011-01-17 Agilent to supply test equipment to Singapore university
Singapore's Nanyang Technological University has commissioned Agilent Technologies Inc. to supply RF test equipment to its Virtus IC design center of excellence. The equipment will be used for research projects approaching the terahertz range
2007-09-03 ADCs reveal femtocharge secret
Femtocharge technology is said to yield the coolest, lowest-power ADCs to date, but the details had been a closely guarded secret. MIT spin-off Kenet Inc. has revealed that instead of using power-hungry amps between stages, the technique passes charge packets such as CCDs
2007-11-15 'Green' silicon ink prints cheaper RFID tags
Kovio claimed that RFID tags using its 'green' silicon ink will drop Kovio's price from 15 cents today to 5 cents by 2008, when Kovio begins volume production of its inkjet-printed RFID tags
2013-03-11 Wright's law trumps Moore's in long-term tech predictions
Moore's Law has competition from other predictions, some of which are more accurate for long-term and others better in short term, according to MIT researchers
2015-03-23 Who are the leaders in patent filings?
Huawei, with 3,442 published patent applications, overtook Panasonic Corp. of Japan as the largest applicant in 2014. Qualcomm Inc. was second in 2014, with 2,409 published applications
2011-04-29 Virus harnessing boosts solar cell efficiency
MIT researchers have concluded that harnessing a virus could boost the efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cells from under 8 percent to over 10.6 percent
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