Quantum Transistor Harnesses New Effect

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A new type of transistor harnesses a new effect--called the quantum spin Hall effect -- to create a topological field effect transistor (TFET) according to a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researcher who recently moved to the newly formed Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University where the Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC) confirmed the re ...

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What’s new about 14nm processors for Intel?

Intel may have grabbed the headlines with the announcement that its first 14nm processor will be on general release next year. But by then the Broadwell processor will just one of a number of 14nm chips in production. Intel has long insisted that its production capability, which it has always invested in to keep at the leading edge, is vital for its own microprocessor business. It produced its first 14nm de ...

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