Posts tagged Semiconductors

Researchers Improve Infrared Detectors

May 30th, 2012

A team of researchers from Peking University, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Duke University is harnessing the remarkable properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) to create highly sensitive, “uncooled” photovoltaic infrared detectors. This new…read more

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Companies Team Up to Develop Adhesives to Create 3D Semiconductors

September 27th, 2011

3M and IBM plan to jointly develop the first adhesives that can be used to package semiconductors into densely stacked silicon “towers.” The companies are aiming to create a new class of materials, which will…read more

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Making Sure Your Chips Don’t Burn

September 28th, 2010

Researchers at the Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork in Ireland have found a new way of cooling semiconductors in computers, mobiles and games consoles to improve their performance and reduce energy consumption. Most…read more

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Industry Analyst Names Firm a ‘Cool Vendor’

June 7th, 2010

iWatt Inc., a developer of energy-efficient digital power supply control integrated circuits (ICs), recently was recognized in Gartner’s “Cool Vendors in Semiconductors” report. The company advances “digital power management” with its patented Adaptive Digital Control…read more

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Coefficient of thermal expansion

September 1st, 1997

As complexity increases and dies and packages become even larger, temperature gradients also increase, leading to problems with thermal mismatch. Hence, thermomechanical analysis grows in importance. Apart from the temperature differences, the most important parameter…read more

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