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September 22nd, 2004

Nanowire makes standup transistor

Researchers from NASA Ames Research Center have devised a simple way to make a set of vertical transistors from nanowires.

Vertical transistors can be packed more closely than traditional horizontal configurations, and they can also be stacked into three-dimensional arrays. The nanowires measure 40 nanometers in diameter and 1,000 nanometers high.


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