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Publication Date: 02/1/2011

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Extending Moore's Law with Epitaxial Graphene

Move over silicon. There's a new electronic material in town, and it goes fast. That material, the focus of the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics, is graphene — a fancy name for extremely thin layers of ordinary carbon atoms arranged in a "chicken-wire" lattice. These layers, sometimes, just a single atom thick, conduct electricity with virtually no resistance, very little heat generation — and less power consumption than silicon.

With silicon device fabrication approaching its physical limits, many researchers believe graphene can provide a new platform material that would allow the semiconductor industry to continue the march ...
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IEEE Cites Potential for Spin-Based Technology

Piscataway, NJ — According to research reported in the special issue update of Proceedings of the IEEE ( on Nanoelectronics ...Read More
NEMA Publishes New Magnet Wire Standard

Rosslyn, VA — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ANSI/NEMA MW 1000-2008 Revision 2-2010 Magnet Wire. MW 1000, produced by NEMA's Magnet Wire Section, is the premier standards publication for general requirements, product specifications, and test procedures for magnet wire ...Read More

Ersa Announces Versaflow 3 Application Training Course in April
PLYMOUTH, WI - Kurtz Ersa North America, a leading supplier of electronics production equipment, today announced that it will hold an ERSA Versaflow 3 Selective Soldering Level II Application Training Course from Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. to Friday, April 20, 2018 at 12 p.m. at its Plymouth office. 
Farzad Zarrinfar, Semiconductor Executive, Joins Voler Systems Board
SUNNYVALE, CA - Voler Systems (, a leader in electronic design, is pleased to announce that Farzad Zarrinfar has joined their Board. Voler Systems is a growing electronic design consulting company that specializes in wearable and IoT devices for the medical and consumer industries. They are experts in sensors, wireless, motion control and power management.  
Karen Rapp Joins Plexus’ Board of Directors
NEENAH, WI - Plexus Corp. today announced that Karen Rapp, Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer of National Instruments, has joined Plexus’ Board of Directors. Prior to her role at National Instruments, Ms. Rapp held several leadership roles of increasing responsibility with Freescale Semiconductor and NXP Semiconductor, most recently serving as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Ms. Rapp’s appointment expands the Plexus Board to 11 directors. 
Graybar Names Craig Hogan Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience
ST. LOUIS, MO - Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of supply chain management services, today announced the appointment of Craig Hogan as Vice President - Marketing and Customer Experience.

Hogan will lead Graybar’s marketing organization and be responsible for brand management, marketing communications and marketing technology. 

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