Industrial PCs

Courtesy: Dr. Miladin Radovic, Texas A&M University
AI and Machine Learning April 15, 2021

Computational tool evaluates material suitability for harsh conditions

A computational framework has been developed tool to evaluate a material’s suitability for harsh conditions and high-temperature applications such as gas turbines for jet engines and electrical power generators. See video.

By Vandana Suresh
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Discrete Manufacturing March 22, 2021

The time is now to move to smarter manufacturing

Many chip manufacturers lack an overall digital transformation strategy and cannot make the move to smart manufacturing.

By Ricco Walter
Courtesy: Nathan R. Finney and Sanghoon Chae, Columbia Engineering
Sensors, Vision March 20, 2021

Nonlinear optical process developed

Columbia researchers engineered a technique to exploit the tunable symmetry of 2D materials for nonlinear optical applications, including laser, optical spectroscopy, imaging, and metrology systems, as well as next-generation optical quantum information processing and computing.

By Holly Evarts
Purdue University researchers are building a probabilistic computer that could bridge the gap between classical and quantum computing to more efficiently solve problems in areas such as drug research, encryption and cybersecurity, financial services, data analysis and supply chain logistics. Courtesy: Gwen Keraval, Purdue University
Industrial PCs March 15, 2021

Computer developed to act more in tune with nature

Purdue University engineers are building a probabilistic computer designed to act more like quantum computers rather than traditional computers.

By Kayla Wiles
Researchers have developed a data transfer system that pairs high-frequency silicon chips with a polymer cable as thin a strand of hair. Courtesy: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Info Management March 4, 2021

Data transfer system connects silicon chips

A data transfer system that pairs high-frequency silicon chips with a polymer cable as thin a strand of hair has been developed by MIT researchers.

By Daniel Ackerman
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Other Networks February 26, 2021

Researchers develop speedier network analysis for computer hardware

Software has been developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers to more efficiently run graph applications on a range of computing hardware, including both CPUs and GPUs.

By Daniel Ackerman
Courtesy: Keagan Gay, CFE Media and Technology
Industrial PCs February 25, 2021

Global silicon revenues rise in 2020

In spite of disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the semiconductor history had a strong finish to 2020, almost reaching the sales high achieved in 2018.

Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Industrial PCs February 22, 2021

Semiconductor group urges support for manufacturing, research funding

SEMI, along with 16 other organizations, are pushing the Biden administration to bolster semiconductor manufacturing and research in the U.S., which accounts for an eighth of global production.

Fraunhofer IPMS develops innovative storage concepts for next generation computing (NGC). Courtesy: Fraunhofer IPMS
AI and Machine Learning February 15, 2021

Advanced materials, hardware for next-generation computing

Neuromorphic computing, which is designed to emulate the self-organizing and self-learning nature of the brain, could help enable Big Data and artificial intelligence (AI) applications.

By Fraunhofer IPMS
MIT researchers are developing a superconducting nanowire, which could enable more efficient superconducting electronics. Courtesy: Christine Daniloff, MIT
Electrical February 11, 2021

Nanowire could provide a stable superconducting transistor

The cryoyton is a superconducting transistor, inspired by decades-old MIT research, which could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.

By Daniel Ackerman