Home > News > Universal dreaming?
January 12th, 2006
For years the semiconductor industry has searched in vain for a “universal” memory technology that can retain data without a constant power supply and is fast, cheap and dense enough to replace the multiple technologies such as DRAM, SRAM and Flash now supplying the nearly US$50 billion ($65 billion) memory market.
Nantero is developing another promising technology that stores data by using carbon nanotubes. Nantero CEO Greg Schmergel calls nanotube memory “a technology with no fundamental physical limits” that could ultimately become a true one-size-fits-all memory chip.
A novel method for identifying the body’s ‘noisiest’ networks November 19th, 2014
Researchers discern the shapes of high-order Brownian motions November 17th, 2014
VDMA Electronics Production Equipment: Growth track for 2014 and 2015 confirmed: Business climate survey shows robust industry sector November 14th, 2014
Open Materials Development Will Be Key for HP's Success in 3D Printing: HP can make a big splash in 3D printing, but it needs to shore up technology claims and avoid the temptation of the razor/razor blade business model in order to flourish November 11th, 2014
Switching to spintronics: Berkeley Lab reports on electric field switching of ferromagnetism at room temp December 17th, 2014
Stanford team combines logic, memory to build a 'high-rise' chip: Today circuit cards are laid out like single-story towns; Futuristic architecture builds layers of logic and memory into skyscraper chips that would be smaller, faster, cheaper -- and taller December 15th, 2014
Graphene layer reads optical information from nanodiamonds electronically: Possible read head for quantum computers December 1st, 2014
'Giant' charge density disturbances discovered in nanomaterials: Juelich researchers amplify Friedel oscillations in thin metallic films November 26th, 2014
A sponge-like molecular cage for purification of fullerenes December 15th, 2014
'Trojan horse' proteins used to target hard-to-reach cancers: Scientists at Brunel University London have found a way of targeting hard-to-reach cancers and degenerative diseases using nanoparticles, but without causing the damaging side effects the treatment normally brings December 11th, 2014
Detecting gases wirelessly and cheaply: New sensor can transmit information on hazardous chemicals or food spoilage to a smartphone December 8th, 2014
Green meets nano: Scientists at TU Darmstadt create multifunctional nanotubes using nontoxic materials December 3rd, 2014