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Transistors – Tim

Transistors are devices that control the movement of electricity through a circuit. They work something like a water faucet, not only do they start and stop the flow of a current, but they also control the amount of the current. 48 more words

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Future of Transistors and Microprocessors

“In 1958, Jack Kilby built the first integrated circuit flip-flop with two transistors at Texas Instruments. In 2008, Intel’s Itanium microprocessor contained more than 2 billion transistors and a 16 Gb Flash memory contained more than 4 billion transistors. 658 more words

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Incubator for the electronics of the future - Rotronic Success Story

No extraneous sounds, vibrations or electromagnetic fields find their way into the noise-free lab at the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center in Rüschlikon. Moreover, a temperature sensor ensures that experiments on new switching elements for computer chips are not affected by temperature fluctuations.  426 more words

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Generations of Computer

First Generation (1940-1956) Vacuum Tubes

The first computers used vacuum tubes for circuitry and magnetic drums for memory, and were often enormous, taking up entire rooms. 1,054 more words

Synopsys and IIT Bombay Collaborate on Reliability Modeling of Advanced Transistors

The Wall Street Journal | June 30, 2014 |

Collaboration enables stochastic modeling of device degradation and reliability through industry leading Sentaurus Device TCAD simulator. 549 more words

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