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not natural or spontaneous

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lacking natural ease

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showing signs of mental and emotional tension

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lacking spontaneity

struggling for effect

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3 : to try very hard : make a great effort <People in the back strained to hear.
Until recently, strain specialists have focused on what they refer to as biaxial strain, created by growing high-quality layers of strained material across entire wafers.
Strained silicon technology provides high electron mobility by stretching the top silicon layer with an underlying layer of silicon germanium (SiGe).
Made possible by novel hybrid strain techniques, the technology offers the performance of SOI with the enhanced carrier mobility of strained silicon.
This approach to R&D makes possible breakthroughs like strained silicon.
AmberWave Systems Corporation, the semiconductor industry's leading developer of strained silicon technology, today announced a breakthrough in strained silicon on insulator (SSOI) quality and manufacturability.
Salem, NH-based AmberWave Systems Corporation and Korean semiconductor materials manufacturer LG Siltron today announced the signing of an intellectual property license agreement under which LG Siltron will obtain rights to AmberWave's full suite of advanced materials intellectual property, including "bulk" strained silicon, strained silicon-on-insulator, and III-V heteromaterials.
Increasing the temperature of a strained rubber gives a proportional increase in the resulting stress.
to license AmberWave's strained silicon intellectual property (IP) for Applied's use on its benchmark Applied Centura(R) RP Epi system.
E[acute accent]AMD (NYSE:AMD) and IBM today announced that they have developed a new and unique strained silicon transistor technology aimed at improving processor performance and power efficiency.
Silicon Genesis Corporation (SiGen) announced today that it has received a key patent in the area of fabricating strained silicon and silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates using a layer transfer process used in next-generation high-speed and low-power semiconductor applications.
This is the second 90nm device Chipworks has analyzed that does not use low-k dielectric, but follows the trend set by Intel using strained silicon.
AmberWave Systems Corporation, the strained silicon technology leader, announced today that it has raised $21 million in a Series D round of financing.
AmberWave, the semiconductor industry's leading supplier of strained silicon technology, today announced that it has agreed to license its proprietary planarization technology for bulk strained silicon wafer production to SUMCO (Sumitomo Mitsubishi Silicon Corporation).
Multiple quantum wells (MQW), extremely thin layers of Group III-V materials, are used as the gain medium in VCSELs and can be strained to improve VCSEL performance.