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IBM Announces New Chip Which Mixes Light And Copper
2012-12-10 10:35:46

Today, IBM will announce a new process by which they can create a new computer chip with additional optical power. By combining optical links to the standard 90-nanometer chip-making procedure, IBM says they can create a chip capable of transferring data at a remarkable 25 gigabits per second

2012-12-07 11:35:26

If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s.

Chip Designers Of The Future Face Quantum Weirdness
2012-11-07 07:08:17

How an electrical charge behaves when it is confined to metal wires only a few atom-widths in diameter is an essential piece of knowledge that designers need to understand to build the computer chips of the future.

High Durability Of Nanotube Transistors To The Harsh Space Environment Demonstrated
2012-09-18 10:58:22

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory electronics science and technology engineers demonstrate the ability of single walled carbon nanotube transistors (SWCNTs) to survive the harsh space environment, investigating the effects of ionizing radiation on the crystalline structures and further supporting the development of SWCNT-based nanoelectronics for use in harsh radiation environments.

First All-optical Nanowire Switch Made By Penn Researchers
2012-09-12 07:36:11

Computers may be getting faster every year, but those advances in computer speed could be dwarfed if their 1’s and 0’s were represented by bursts of light, instead of electricity.

2012-08-27 12:21:27

Harvard scientists have, for the first, time created a type of "cyborg" tissue by embedding a three-dimensional network of functional, bio-compatible nanoscale wires into engineered human tissues.


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