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March 8th, 2004

Nanowires vie with carbon tubes for next-gen transistors

With so many stories heralding the merits of carbon nanotubes as the channels of next-generation nanoscale transistors, you'd think the case was closed. Not so, say researchers here who claim nanowires can create better nanoscale transistors - ones that can be placed more accurately, can use application-specific doping and can be more easily integrated with traditional silicon processing.

* Silicon Strategies

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