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2010-06-04 Nanowire transistors key to planar challenges
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center researchers have developed a series of functional 25-stage ring oscillators using silicon nanowire transistors with diameters down to 2.6nm.
2011-02-16 Nanowire processors pack more arithmetic/logic
Touted as the world's first programmable nanoprocessor, the Harvard-Mitre crossbar nanowire arrays performed both operations and memory functions, since the state of nanowire FETs was non-volatile.
2013-03-13 Nanowire phototransistors push device miniaturisation
A research team from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has developed high-performance organic phototransistors based on single-crystalline n-channel organic nanowires.
2014-04-16 Nanowire manipulation yields boosted optical devices
Years of research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology have resulted in developments including hexagonal crystal structure in the GaAs nanowires, which facilitates material effectiveness in solar cells and LEDs.
2009-09-02 Nanowire crystals produce 3D ICs
Scientists have developed a process for transforming an amorphous germanium layer into a perfect crystal.
2003-08-21 Nanowire approach to supercomputing touted at Hot Chips
Developers mapped out four routes to supercomputing - including one based on experimental work in nanotechnology - in the opening sessions of the annual Hot Chips conference.
2014-07-04 Nanoholes improve nanowire-based solar cells
Singapore researchers found a way to increase the cost-effectiveness of photovoltaic devices by improving the manufacturing of silicon nanoholes.
2012-06-25 Design reduces nanowire transistor footprint
Researchers from the A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics have integrated two transistors onto a single vertical silicon nanowire, pushing the areal density limit of nanowire transistors even further.
2002-12-13 AMD discovers a Flash nanowire structure
A novel nanoelectronic structure has startled researchers at Analog Micro Devices Inc. with a sudden show of promise for future Flash memory devices.
2004-03-16 Zinc-oxide structure joins nanoscale-device push
Nanorings, a new type of geometry in the quest to build nanoscale devices, hold out near-term promise as injectable pressure sensors to monitor the human body.
2012-02-22 Welding nanowires using light
Stanford engineers have developed a nanowire welding technique that harnesses plasmonics to fuse the wires with a simple blast of light.
2011-02-04 Tyndall scientists create n-type junctionless transistor
With a 50nm channel length and a cross-section of about 8nm x 12nm, the new junctionless transistor is 30 percent more energy-efficient and could represent simpler manufacturing processes for transistors.
2013-04-18 Silicon-nanotube anodes enhance Li-ion batteries
Stanford University-spinoff Amprius proposes that silicon nanowire-based anodes can boost the energy density of traditional lithium ion batteries by tenfold.
2009-03-18 Samsung claims print electronics progress
Samsung and its university research partners claim to have overcome two of the last hurdles to large-scale printable electronics on plastic substrates: an n-type organic semiconductor material and a patterning method for separately fabricating nano- and microwire transistor channels.
2014-07-24 Researchers embed InAs crystals into Si nanowires
The hybrid nanowires are produced by implantation and annealing, which are carried out using ion beam synthesis and heat treatment with xenon flash-lamps.
2002-06-06 Researchers demo self-assembling nanowires
Researchers at Aarhus University here have demonstrated a nanometer-scale fabrication technique that self-assembles tiny wires atop substrates, with an eye toward interconnecting molecular electronic circuits in the future.
2002-02-19 Researchers close to delivering molecular circuits
Although it's a little like watching a chess match in slow motion, molecular electronics researchers are converging on viable circuit-fabrication methods.
2008-01-18 Researchers boost Li-ion battery life with nanowires
Researchers from Stanford University have created a prototype that uses silicon nanowire electrodes to extend the life of Li-ion batteries.
2013-06-13 Research unveils large-scale production of III-V nanowires
Researchers from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, and University of Illinois, developed the large-scale heteroepitaxial growth III-V nanowires on a Si wafer.
2013-07-24 Precise positioning of nanowires achieved using sound waves
Penn State researchers found a way to place nanowires in repeatable patterns for potential use in a variety of sensors, optoelectronics and nanoscale circuits.
2013-04-29 Piezotronic transistors turn motion to electronic signals
Researchers from Georgia Tech used bundles of vertical zinc oxide nanowires to create transistors that could could help give robots a more adaptive tactile imaging.
2009-03-17 Nanowires to bring fuel cells to mass market
Woven nanowire electrodes could provide hydrogen fuel cells the needed boost to make them commercially viable, according to University of Rochester researchers.
2012-04-11 Nanowires found useful in pressure sensors
A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics said it has developed a nanowire-based sensor that is so sensitive it can detect even very low pressure changes.
2005-04-18 Nanowires corralled for interconnect tasks
A research group has demonstrated a way to position and control the growth of organic nanowires atop a pre-patterned substrate.
2013-03-27 Nanowires boost quantum-dot PV system efficiency
MIT researchers have embedded particles called quantum dots within a forest of nanowires that promise to provide a significant boost for photovoltaic cells.
2015-06-26 Nanowires afford LEDs better light, energy-savings
Denmark's Niels Bohr Institute researchers studied nanowires using X-ray microscopy and were able to pinpoint exactly how the nanowire should be designed to give the best properties.
2002-10-31 Nanosys licenses IP technology from University of California
Nanosys Inc. has completed an exclusive licensing arrangement with The Regents of the University of California, for IP technology on semiconductor nanowire heterostructures developed by Dr. Peidong Yang.
2002-10-03 Nanosys licenses breakthrough laser technology
Nanosys Inc. has signed an agreement with The Regents of the University of California for the exclusive license of semiconductor nanowire-based nanolasers developed by the university's research team.
2016-01-04 Nanoparticles carve straight paths on semiconductor surface
Scientists from NIST found that gold particles can operate like snow blowers, boasting a trenching capability that paves the way for innovative uses such as disease diagnosis and DNA forensics.
2005-07-14 More materials research, investment needed to extend CMOS
Intel executives told equipment vendors that new materials and greater investment will be needed to extend CMOS technology beyond the middle of the next decade.
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