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Solving the mystery of ultralow-voltage LEDs

Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have created far-reaching impacts on display and lighting industries. For a LED to emit light, the minimum voltage is widely considered to be equal to the bandgap voltage of the material, in consideration ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Designing next generation analog chipsets for AI applications

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a design framework to build next-generation analog computing chipsets that could be faster and require less power than the digital chips found in most electronic ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

Fermi-level tuning to improve the stability of 2D graphene-based FETs

Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors are a class of semiconducting materials with thicknesses on the atomic scale. These materials have numerous advantageous properties, including good mobilities at thicknesses below 1 nm, ...

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From transistor to memristor: Switching technologies for the future

The invention of the transistor by Bell Laboratory in 1947 ushered in an era of electronic devices that were smaller and ran cooler using far less power than their bulky and fragile vacuum tube counterparts. Transistors function ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

GlobalWafers announces plans for massive US plant

Taiwan's GlobalWafers on Monday unveiled plans to establish a massive plant in northern Texas to produce a component vital to making semiconductors with an investment of up to $5 billion.

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Research allows for 3D printing of 'organic electronics'

When looking at the future of production of micro-scale organic electronics, Mohammad Reza Abidian—associate professor of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering—sees their potential ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

First organic bipolar transistor developed

The invention of the transistor in 1947 by Shockley, Bardeen and Brattain at Bell Laboratories ushered in the age of microelectronics and revolutionized our lives. First, so-called bipolar transistors were invented, in which ...