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November 1st, 2004

Small ideas for a big market

Abstract:
Molecular-level technologies are aiming to replace today's memory chips, but will they work and be cheap enough?

LSI Logic officials were skeptical when startup Nantero inquired in early 2003 about using LSI's Gresham, Ore., chip fabrication plant to develop a manufacturing process for carbon nanotube (CNT) memory chips. CNTs, minuscule yet remarkably strong, flexible and electrically conductive tubes of carbon about the size of DNA strands, have generated a great deal of excitement and laboratory research

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