German and Japanese researchers have successfully demonstrated how the doping of organic semiconductors can be simulated and experimentally verified.
German physicists have drastically increased the yield of gallium oxide — a class of semiconducting oxide — with a catalytic effect observed for the first time during crystal growth.
Aalto University physicists have discovered a microscopic mechanism that will allow gallium nitride semiconductors to be used in electronic devices that distribute large amounts of electric power. Their secret? Doping gallium nitride with beryllium atoms.
An international team of scientists has discovered what they believe to be a new route to ultralow-power transistors. The key to their research lay in the use of a graphene-based composite material.
Researchers from Linköping University have demonstrated how to combine a commonly used semiconductor with a topological insulator, in a groundbreaking discovery of how to control and transfer spinning electrons.
An international team of scientists is working together to bring an end to cracked smartphone and tablet screens.
US researchers have developed a semiconductor that is as flexible as skin and easily degradable, offering diverse medical and environmental applications without adding to the mounting pile of global electronic waste.
MIT engineers have developed a technique that could vastly reduce the overall cost of wafer technology for the semiconductor industry, enabling devices made from more exotic, higher performing materials than conventional silicon.
US researchers have described a material that, when heated by several hundred degrees, transforms from an atomically thin, two-dimensional sheet into an array of one-dimensional nanowires, each just a few atoms wide.
Semiconductor solutions from STMicroelectronics, including motion sensors, touch-screen controller IC, STM32 microcontrollers and NFC controller ICs, have been selected for the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's latest gaming device.
Semiconductors that are as thin as an atom are no longer the stuff of science fiction, with physicist Professor Axel Enders creating a two-dimensional material that could revolutionise electronics.
Singaporean scientists have developed conducting polymer films that provide high performance in plastic electronics, including organic LEDs, solar cells and transistors.
One day, your latest gadget won't be in your pocket like a phone or even wrapped around your wrist like a smartwatch, but stuck to your skin like a transparent plaster.
STMicroelectronics has revealed its contributions to an intelligent toothbrush system from Oral-B, with the motion-sensing and control chip inside the toothbrush helping to develop healthier brushing habits.
STMicroelectronics' 800 V surface-mount silicon controlled rectifiers (thyristors) are specified for operation at temperatures up to 150°C without derating, giving freedom to miniaturise power modules for applications that demand high reliability in harsh conditions.