Chips that can steer light
January 9, 2013Record-setting ‘optical phased arrays’ could lead to better laser rangefinders, smaller medical-imaging devices and even holographic TVs.
Researchers demonstrate record-setting p-type transistor
January 3, 2013New design for a basic component of all computer chips boasts the highest ‘carrier mobility’ yet measured.
Tiny compound semiconductor transistor could challenge silicon’s dominance
December 10, 2012MIT researchers develop the smallest indium gallium arsenide transistor ever built.
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Research update: Chips with self-assembling rectangles
July 19, 2012New technique allows production of complex microchip structures in one self-assembling step.
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New chip captures power from multiple sources
July 9, 2012System developed at MIT could combine power harvested from light, heat and vibrations to run monitoring systems.
Chips as mini Internets
April 10, 2012The data-routing techniques that undergird the Internet could increase the efficiency of multicore chips while lowering their power requirements.
Moving microfluidics from the lab bench to the factory floor
March 29, 2012The Center for Polymer Microfabrication designs manufacturing processes for a new generation of diagnostic tools.
Testing unbuilt chips
March 9, 2012A new software-simulation system promises much more accurate evaluation of promising — but potentially fault-ridden — multicore-chip designs.
Tiny 3-D chips
February 28, 2012MIT researchers develop a new approach to producing three-dimensional microchips.