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Controlled spalling fabricates thin films of gallium nitride and could drastically change semiconductor industry

By April Gocha / July 18, 2017

IBM scientists report that they have developed a simple technique to peel extremely thin layers of gallium nitride from a bulk wafer of the material—a breakthrough in manufacturing techniques for this expensive material.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / December 18, 2012

Take a look: Brownwood Clay Holdings announces successful testing of new ceramic proppant using natural resources available near active shale plays Brownwood Clay Holdings, LLC (BCH) announced a revolutionary development that will significantly expand source minerals from which ceramic proppants can be produced and the locations in which they can be manufactured. With the introduction…

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Nonvolatile phase-change memory devices are three steps closer to reality

By Eileen De Guire / July 8, 2011

IBM Research chart compares memory technologies. Credit: IBM Research Two new studies serve as bookend demonstrations of the near-term potential for phase-change memory materials for use as nonvolatile data storage devices, and the long-term potential for these materials to change fundamentally what a computer memory is. A third study just out considers the efficiency of…

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