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A small fragment resulting from breakage, cutting, or avulsion.


Etymology: AS, kippen, to slice
1 n, a relatively small piece of a bone or tooth.
2 v, to break off or cut away a small piece.
3 n, a semiconductor in which an integrated circuit is embedded.



n a logic element containing electronic circuit components, both active and passive, embedded in a cohesive material of any shape.
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To make transistors operate at super speeds, designers typically increase operating voltages to drive current more rapidly through the devices.
Moore's Law states that the number of transistors that can be packed on a chip doubles every 18 months, but many scientists expect that within 10-20 years, silicon will reach its physical limits, halting the ability to pack more transistors on a chip.
In other words, the overall transistor structure finally has shrunk enough that this strain-inducing technique can work, he says.
This suppresses the variability of transistor characteristics, improves the symmetry of memory-cell electrical characteristics, and also improves stability.
Feng specializes in the world's fastest transistors, which are called heterojunction bipolar transistors.
The two researchers make their new transistors by coating hair-thin strands of aluminum with an electrically insulating film.
Intel has successfully integrated three key elements -- tri-gate transistor geometry, high-k gate dielectrics, and strained silicon technology -- to once again produce record transistor capabilities.
In less than 60 years, the transistor has shrunk by a factor of roughly 10 billion.
MCRC is pursuing further improvements to this organic transistor material and targeting putting it in practical applications by the end of FY2008.
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In earlier studies, Lieber's group showed that crossing two semiconductor nanowires, each thinner than a virus, can create a transistor or some other electron-controlling component (SN: 5/5/01, p.