The market for transparent conductors used in display, photovoltaics and lighting markets will reach approximately US$9.4 billion by 2015, according to a new study from industry analysis firm NanoMarkets.
Kontron has acquired the French company Thales Computers SA, a subsidiary of Thales SA.
British scientists have revealed a system called 'trapping rainbows' that may be able to slow down, stop and even capture light
Energy lost as heat during the production of electricity could be harnessed using synthesised silicon nanowires
GE Fanuc Embedded Systems has announced its 6U CompactPCI C2K single board computer. The device uses the 1 GHz MPC7447A or 1.4 GHz MPC7448 Freescale processor and extensive I/O ports for improved performance and flexible functionality.
The Holst Centre presented a plastic 64-bit inductively coupled passive RFID tag operating at 13.56 MHz at the International Solid State Circuit Conference.
Complex three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuits involving both optical and electronic elements are now easier to make, thanks to a 'wafer bonding' technique developed by a European research consortium
Over the last four decades, computer chips have found their way into virtually every electronic device in the world. During that time they have become smaller, cheaper and more powerful
The global market for photonic crystals will be worth US$13.9 million in 2007, according to a new technical market research report, Photonic Crystals: Technology and Global Markets (AVM059A) from BCC Research.