Transistor Breaks Speed Record

· · Hot! with 24 comments

Thanks to funding by the U.S. Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, the record for the world's fastest transistor has been broken once again by U.S. researchers. The new transistor, made of iridium phosphide and iridium...

Intel reduces transistor size by 30%

· with 0 comments

Intel have announced a new technology allowing them to reduce the size of their transistors by up to 30%. Industry analysts had been forecasting a major technological barrier for Intel in the not too distant...

AMD dismisses Intel 'high-k' transistor tech

· with 1 comment

AMD this week cocked a snoot at rival Intel's pursuit of high-k dielectric materials as the foundation for future, 45nm process technologies. The chip maker's own solution is a three-gate transistor design,...

AMD claims transistor breakthrough

· with 0 comments

Chip maker AMD claims to have become the first in the semiconductor industry to achieve critical research milestones for next-generation transistor development. In lab work to be fully unveiled in June, AMD researchers say...

View more...