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IBM is Thinking Outside the Box

IBM is going to be risking three billion of their research funds to find an alternative to silicon powered chips. The architecture of the computer has not changed since the 1940s. 352 more words


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


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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