Fairchild Turns 50
Five decades of breakthroughs, from the W particle to the World Wide Web
Walking down a Manhattan sidewalk, Motorola’s Martin Cooper called his rival at AT&T Bell Labs
Is the PC going the way of the vacuum tube?
A polymer semiconductor approaches silicon speed
No end to fallout from bullet train's collision with plans for Tainan semiconductor park
Semiconductor acquisition tests island state's China policies
Freescale furthers the removal of humans from the chip-making process
Breakthroughs in the United States and Japan allow for stretchable circuits, curved camera chips, and more
First transistors built using paper as a structural and electrical component
IEEE Spectrum tours Plastic Logic's new fab in Dresden, Germany, where it will make its Kindle-killing e-reader
Microprocessors coming out this fall are the result of the first big redesign in CMOS transistors since the late 1960s
Reformed IP legal system deals blows to Applied Materials and Lam Research
Researchers create "graphene monoxide," which has semiconducting properties
How physicist Jean Hoerni built the bridge from the transistor to the integrated circuit
Finding Noyce's Notebook
This application note reviews the key selection criteria an engineer needs to understand in order to properly evaluate and specify RF inductors, including inductance value, current rating, DC resistance (DCR), self-resonant frequency (SRF), Q factor and temperature rating.
A semiconductor engineer is creating automated tools for building design, starting with hospitals
Download this white paper to learn the basics of testing RF PAs and FEMs via an interactive white paper with multiple how-to videos.
Broadcom has released the first mass-market GPS chips that use newer satellite signals to boost accuracy to 30 centimeters