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III-V Compounds Emerging as Prime Materials for Future NMOS Channels

The high electron mobilities of selected III-V compounds make them prime candidates for future NMOS channel materials, with an indium-based gallium-arsenide likely to be the material of choice, industry experts agreed during a SEMATECH-led workshop at the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting.

Dec 19th, 2007

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AMD Pledges Educational Help

Officials from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. say that when the company formally commits to build a $3.2 billion computer chip factory in Saratoga County, it plans to get heavily involved with the community, especially with education.

Dec 15th, 2007

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Clustering High Tech Firms Advances Economic Development

In the quest for economic development, nearly every municipality determines its growth will come from attracting or building specific industries. Whether it is biotechnology, nanotechnology or computer science, the goal of cultivating multiple firms within a given industry is a relatively common tactic. The question is: Should a community hang its hat on the agglomeration strategy?

Dec 14th, 2007

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