Integrated Circuits

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Forbes  Sep 8  Comment 
Researchers have found solutions to several problems that have held back the development of integrated circuits made from carbon nanotubes. The day when the silicon chips in our electronic devices are replaced by carbon nanotubes may be closer...
The Economic Times  May 30  Comment 
What makes the new, stretchable integrated circuits so powerful is their unique structure, inspired by twisted-pair telephone cables, researchers said.
The Economic Times  May 28  Comment 
A team of researchers has come up with the world's fastest stretchable, integrated circuits that could yield a new wave of wearable electronics.


Integrated Circuits are found in every conceivable electronic device, and control the on-off behavior of a device capable of conductive behavior. They evolved from vacuum tubes and transistors to incorporate hundreds of thousands of transistors on a single chip today.

IC's and semiconductors now control computing, communications, networking, and other facets of daily modern life. They are created by "etching" a pattern onto a semiconductor platform, such as silicon, which can then be controlled by exposure to electrical current.

Semiconductors are the individual "on-off" switches that make up a electronic devices. By only allowing the conductance of electricity in specific situations (as opposed to conductors and insulators), semiconductors can produce complex and sophisticated behaviors, calculations, and measurements. By working in tandem, many semiconductors can constitute an mp3 player, computer processor, or wireless network adapter.

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