Quantum Transport Goes Ballistic

Published today in the peer-reviewed journal Nano Letters, IBM scientists have shot an electron through an III-V semiconductor nanowire integrated on silicon for the first time. This achievement will form...

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March 27, 2017

IBM Researchers Take Home Innovation Prize for Semiconductor Research

IBM scientists have been recognized with the 2017 Compound Semiconductor Industry Innovation Award. The recognition is a culmination of five years of research by the Zurich-based team which is focused...

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March 8, 2017

“When you plan too much you will miss the opportunities...

After 37 years, Ton Engbersen has officially retired from IBM Research – Zurich. His career has spanned such diverse areas as image processing, chip design, communications technology, server technology, legacy...

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Cognitive Computing

February 28, 2017

Of Big Brains and Tiny Devices: Here Comes the Internet...

The cognitive hypervisor is a versatile platform that shows an end to end integration from multiple wearable sensors in an edge computing device that interacts with the IBM Cloud to...

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Frontiers Institute

February 15, 2017

IBM & Warwick Image Highly Reactive Triangular Molecule for the...

Appearing today in Nature Nanotechnology, IBM scientists in collaboration with chemists at the University of Warwick have synthesized and characterized a tricky molecule called triangulene, also known as Clar’s hydrocarbon,...

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February 13, 2017

IBM Scientists Measure Heat-Transfer through Single Atoms

IBM scientists have measured the thermal conductance of metallic quantum point contacts made of gold down to the single-atom level at room temperature for the first time.

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February 6, 2017

IBM Research Teams up with Swiss University to Launch Degree...

To address this demand, in a collaboration with IBM scientists in Zurich, the Faculty of Informatics at the Università della Svizzera italiana in Lugano, Switzerland is now offering a unique,...

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February 1, 2017

Get Ready for the Sentiment of Things

Is 2017 the year of the “Sentiment of things”? It could be if IBM Research postdoc Anca-Nicoleta Ciubotaru has her way. She recently took 3rd place in a hackathon using...

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January 23, 2017

Blockchain Consensus Made in Zurich

The international team of scientists in Zurich has made tremendous progress in its first year, particularly for building Hyperledger Fabric, which is part of the Linux Foundation's open-source blockchain development....

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January 13, 2017

Students Live the Quantum Experience at IBM’s Swiss Lab

On 21 November, 20 students from across Switzerland who are members of the European Physical Society, visited IBM Research - Zurich for an opportunity to experiment with qubits using the...

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December 14, 2016

Mapping hot spots at 10nm and below

This is the first of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016