• Researchers bind hydrogen atoms to graphene giving it a bandgap

    Graphene cannot be used as a semiconductor, because it doesn’t have a bandgap.   By sticking hydrogen atoms to graphene  a bandgap can be formed. The researchers    bombarded graphene with hydrogen atoms. “The hydrogen atoms behaved quite......view more

  • UK Achieves Whole Week Without Coal-Fired Power for the First Time Since the Industrial Revolution

    The United Kingdom has gone a week  without using coal  to power the national electricity grid. It’s the first time the country has gone without using coal to generate electricity since 1882. This marks an important milestone in the UK’s bid towards greener power sources. The las......view more

  • Development of graphene with enhanced speed of high frequency signal transmission

    The DGIST Department of Information and Communication Engineering developed a graphene-based high-performance transmission line with an improved operating speed of electrons than using the existing metal in high-frequency. This is expected to contribute greatly to next generation's high-speed sem......view more

  • Tesla Solar Energy Output Twice the Power Used By All Its Cars

    The amount of Tesla’s solar power production is more than twice the energy consumption of its electric vehicles. Tesla released a new report showing that its solar power output is more than twice the power consumed by the entire fleet of vehicles it has sold to date. Tesla’s......view more

  • Fraunhofer Team Integrates Charging Solution Onto Single GaN Chip

    Researchers from Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF have integrated current and temperature sensors onto a GaN-based semiconductor chip, along with 600 V-class power transistors, freewheeling diodes and gate drivers.  The team believes that the development paves the w......view more

  • Tech Finance - Intel News: INTC Stock Falls on Disappointing Outlook

    Source: Shutterstock Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ) provides a three-year plan in its earnings report for the first quarter of 2019. In this plan, the company notes that it is only expecting minor growth over the next three years. This includes it only expecting earnings per share and revenue gro......view more

  • Tech Finance - What Chip Stock Investors Should Take Away From Microchip and Qorvo's Guidance

    Microchip is selling off after providing fresh evidence that trade tensions continue weighing on Chinese demand. Qorvo is rallying after issuing strong guidance on account of share gains and 5G network rollouts. By ERIC JHONSA May 08, 2019 | 03:34 P......view more

  • Tech Finance - CommScope: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

    HICKORY, N.C. (AP) _ CommScope Holding Co. (COMM) on Thursday reported a first-quarter loss of $2.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Hickory, North Carolina-based company said it had a loss of 1 cent. Earnings, adjusted for one-ti......view more