chips

August 22, 2020
McHenry County Department of Health provide recycling opportunities thr…

McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH), Elgin Recycling, The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County and Paper Tiger Shredding are partnering to provide recycling opportunities throughout the county in 2020. The second of four recycling events will be held 9 a.m. to noon on August 29th at the McHenry County Administration Building, 667 Ware Rd Woodstock, […]

August 22, 2020
The Average human being purchases 18 Kgs of Electronics Per Year

Scientists at the European Environment Agency (EEA) have just filed an eye-opening environmental report. The report looks at electronics consumption patterns in the European Union (EU) and the impacts they have on the environment. One highlight amongst the research includes the finding that each EU citizen consumes 18 Kgs of electronics per year. Another is […]

August 22, 2020
Scientists at Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley demonstrate tunable, atomically…

Electron microscopy experiments revealed meandering stripes formed by metal atoms of rhenium and niobium in the lattice structure of a 2D transition metal dichalcogenide alloy. (Image courtesy of Amin Azizi) To tune the band gap, a key parameter in controlling the electrical conductivity and optical properties of semiconductors, researchers typically engineer alloys, a process in which […]

August 21, 2020
Researchers at Peking University are planning to exploit the Bi2O2Se/Bi…

Till today, silicon has been the primary material for the fabrication of integrated circuits (ICs) and other electronic components. Recently, however, researchers have been trying to identify new high-mobility semiconductors that could replace silicon in electronics applications, as it appears to be approaching its limit in terms of the computational efficiency and speeds it can […]

August 21, 2020
Multinational companies are planning to move more of its production out…

Foxconn, the world’s largest contract manufacturer, says it plans to move more of its production outside China under the impact of the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. The announcement last week by the company that employs more than a million people in China assembling iPhones for Apple, servers for Dell and electronic […]

August 21, 2020
ChangXin Memory Technologies seems to be struggling to acquire customer…

The company ChangXin began mass producing the chips the previous September. But the May revelation finally confirmed that China could compete with global giants like Samsung, Hynix and Micron — the world’s three largest DRAM makers, which collectively control 90% of the market. The news was hailed as a significant development for both ChangXin and […]

August 21, 2020
Tech industry and the products and services it enables are tremendously…

One of the most important, and most timely problem, is directly related to the tech industry and the products and services it enables. The problem is, it’s hidden behind the scenes where most consumers would never bother to look: semiconductor chip manufacturing. While most everyone knows that chips from U.S.-based companies like Intel, AMD, Nvidia, […]

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