Articles tagged with: Cmos

Amalfi Semiconductor Closes $20 Million in Funding

Amalfi Semiconductor, a supplier of power amplifier solutions for mobile phones, today announced that it has raised an additional $20 million from existing investors,  more

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IBM Scientists Demonstrate Computer Memory Breakthrough

For the first time, scientists at IBM Research have demonstrated that a relatively new memory technology, known as phase-change memory (PCM), can reliably store multiple data bits per cell over extended periods of time.  more

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Nokia Siemens Networks Invests in Semiconductor Vendor, ClariPhy

Nokia Siemens Networks says that it has invested an undisclosed amount for a stake in USA based semiconductor developer, ClariPhy.  more

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Toshiba Cuts Phase Noise in Oscillation ICs for Wireless Communication

Toshiba says that it has developed noise reduction technology that reduces jitter in radio-frequency signals, cutting phase noise by up to 90 percent. more

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Panasonic Mobile Chipset Transmits 20-Times Faster than Wireless LANs

Panasonic says that it has developed a 60GHz multi-gigabit wireless technology that is optimized for mobile devices and can transmit mobile data at rates that are 20-times faster than current LANs, while only drawing just one watt of power from the battery. more

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OmniVision Launches 12.6-Megapixel Cameraphone Sensor

OmniVision Technologies has developed a 12.6-megapixel RAW CMOS image sensor for use in smartphones. more

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Japanese Earthquake Hits Supply of Cell Phone Image Sensors

Last month's earthquake in Japan is impacting the production of complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensors at two facilities in the country, affecting the supply of these parts to the cell phone market, more

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Japan Earthquake Suspends Supply of Raw Material Used in 25% of Chip Production - Memory Segment Hit Hard

The Japanese earthquake has resulted in the suspension of one-quarter of the global production of silicon wafers used to make semiconductors. more

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Revealed - Why Motorola Needs the Xoom Back for LTE Upgrades

The IHS iSuppli team of teardown experts has obtained and opened up a brand new Motorola XOOM wireless 3G tablet - model MZ600 - running Google Android 3.0 on Verizon Wireless' CDMA network. more

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A UV-transparent coating for image sensors

Due to the working environment that camera sensors are sometimes used in, the sensors that convert light into electrical signals (CMOS devices) are covered with a silicon nitride coating. more

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