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The dawn of gallium oxide microelectronics
“The material’s flexibility for various applications is due to its broad range of possible conductivities — from highly conductive to very insulating — and high-breakdown-voltage capabilities due to its electric field strength.”
Chip upgrade helps miniature drones navigate
“The new computer chip, named “Navion,” which they are presenting this week at the Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, is just 20 square millimeters — about the size of a LEGO minifigure’s footprint — and consumes just 24 milliwatts of power, or about 1 one-thousandth the energy required to power a lightbulb.”
“Doubling the number of transistors in an integrated circuit doubles the power of the computer. If that were the entire story, it would be of minor interest. But along came Ray Kurzweil, who made an amazing observation: computers have been doubling in power from way before transistors were even invented.”
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