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Scientists at Yale have created a method to increase the power of laser light on a silicon chip by boosting it with sound waves.
Among mid-range silicon chips, Qualcom's Snapdragon 650 and 652 processors continue to use 28 nm technology, while MediaTek's SoC fall in the 20 to 28 nm.
However, unlike conventional silicon chips that work by controlling electrical current, these circuits manipulate single particles of light (photons) to perform calculations.
The deal is in line with ON Semiconductora[euro](tm)s strategy to convert into a top global provider of silicon chips for energy-efficient electronics.
"Our CMOS Integrated Nanophotonics breakthrough promises unprecedented increases in silicon chip function and performance via ubiquitous low-power optical communications between racks, modules, chips or even within a single chip itself," said Dr.
The high-speed silicon bandpass switches demonstrate that the optical data can be routed on a silicon chip at nano-second switching speeds with less than 1 mW of power consumption.
A paint finish may be capable of rectification but a spoiled silicon chip can only be thrown away.
Gehan Amaratunga of the University of Cambridge in England and his collaborators grew pairs of 60-nanometer-wide nanotubes standing vertically at prescribed spots on a silicon chip. They left one of the nanotubes in each pair naked, while coating the other one with an insulating and a metallic layer.
There are similarities with the old silicon chip and the amorphous silicon transistor array on the back of an LCD display today.
Numerous opportunities are said to exist for these memory based products, which when manufactured efficiently in high volumes can offer significant cost-based advantages over traditional silicon chip methods.
Using a tiny silicon chip, the Howard Florey Institute created a genetic test that costs $500 and tests for up to 17 genes that are suspected to be linked to Parkinson's.
Scientists with the NACHIP project, funded under the European Commission's Future and Emerging Technologies Commission, recently announced that they had successfully fused mammalian neurons with a silicon chip and had created a "working interface."