IEEE Circuits and Devices Magazine

Issue 1 • Jan-Feb 2004

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  • IEEE Circuits & Devices Magazine Society Info

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 0_2
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  • Nanotechnology: the future is now [Taiwan R&D initiatives]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):44 - 51
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    As a small economy that has built its future on manufacturing excellence, Taiwan has a big stake in nanotechnology. On the one hand, our manufacturing strength makes nanotechnology a unique opportunity. On the other, it also makes nanotechnology the one R&D battle we can least afford to lose. To come out ahead takes coherent planning and disciplined actions and, above all, the ability to marry nan... View full abstract»

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  • It's all about speed

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):38 - 43
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    The authors discuss techniques for increasing the speed of interconnects by using steerable lasers for free-space optical communications. View full abstract»

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  • Designer~s interface vlsi

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):3 - 4
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  • Beyond the silicon roadmap [silicon laser cooling]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):32 - 37
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    We have first developed an all-solid-state 252 nm coherent light source for laser cooling of silicon atoms. This can give an impetus to research into the manipulation of the atomic motion of silicon atoms toward nanoprocess applications. Therefore, we developed an experimental setup for silicon atom manipulation. It was found that a high-quality silicon atomic beam, useful for nanoprocess applicat... View full abstract»

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  • Computational Single Electronics [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 5
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  • Turning silicon on its edge [double gate CMOS/FinFET technology]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):20 - 31
    Cited by:  Papers (219)  |  Patents (58)
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    Double-gate devices will enable the continuation of CMOS scaling after conventional scaling has stalled. DGCMOS/FinFET technology offers a tactical solution to the gate dielectric barrier and a strategic path for silicon scaling to the point where only atomic fluctuations halt further progress. The conventional nature of the processes required to fabricate these structures has enabled rapid experi... View full abstract»

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  • Creative thinking - reflection as a catalyst in triggering creativity in engineering education

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):52 - 62
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    This article constitutes an effort to gain insights into the nature of creativity and its mechanisms leading to creative solutions to problems. This article claims that reflection constitutes the underlying mechanism, serving as a catalyst for creativity. A total of five experiments is presented, incurred in industrial and academic research environments and pedagogical settings, that demonstrate t... View full abstract»

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  • Space Divison Multiple Access for Wireless Local Area Networks [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):5 - 63
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  • Research Perspectives on Dynamic Translinear and Log-Domain Circuits [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 63
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  • Scaling planar silicon devices

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s):6 - 19
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    The generation-over-generation scaling of critical CMOS technology parameters is ultimately bound by nonscalable limitations, such as the thermal voltage and the elementary electronic charge. Sustained improvement in performance and density has required the introduction of new device structures and materials. Partially depleted SOI, a most recent MOSFET innovation, has extended VLSI performance wh... View full abstract»

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  • IEEE Circuits & Devices Magazine

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 0_1
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  • IEEE Circuits & Devices Magazine Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 1
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  • A new contest for a new year [From the Editor]

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 2
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  • Conference Calendar

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 64
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  • Brain teaser challenge

    Publication Year: 2004, Page(s): 65
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IEEE Circuits and Devices Magazine (1985-2006) covers the design, implementation, packaging, and manufacture of micro-electronic and photonic devices, circuits and systems

 

This Magazine ceased publication in 2006.

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