silicon chip


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silicon chip

A wafer of silicon with transistors and electronic microcircuitry etched on its surface, forming the highway on which data travels in a microprocessor.
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Using unique electronic DNA or fingerprint of the silicon chips it dynamically generates a virtually unlimited number of secret keys.
We have been able to generate and manipulate entangled states of photons on a silicon chip," said PhD student, Jonathan Matthews, who together with Alberto Politi performed the experiments.
Rapidly rising security concerns over data protection in electronic and other digital products such as PCs, PDAs, and cell phones are fuelling the silicon chip fingerprint sensor market.
While this is still slower than the speeds obtained by today's silicon chips, the IBM team believes that new nanofabrication processes will eventually unlock the superior performance potential of carbon nanotube electronics.
Researchers have known for some years how to slow light to a crawl under laboratory conditions, but actively controlling the light speed on a silicon chip, using standard silicon with standard micro- and nanoelectronic fabrication technology, is a first.
Although others have used light to carry signals, he adds, this is the first success with a single silicon chip, which would fit inside a computer.
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) applauded today's announcement by Ambassador Portman of an agreement to eliminate duties on multi-chip package (MCP) integrated circuits -- a semiconductor device that includes more than one silicon chip inside the package.
Peter Fromherz and Alfred Stett, physicists at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Munich, have made a silicon chip that can directly stimulate a nerve cell.
NYSE:MU) announced its support for today's finalization of a draft agreement to eliminate duties on multi-chip package (MCP) integrated circuits -- a semiconductor device that includes more than one silicon chip inside the package.
Built into a silicon chip, such a tiny "resonator" may someday serve as a simple electromechanical clock for electronic circuits or even as the basis for a miniaturized scanning tunneling microscope.