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November 18th, 2004

Nano Fabric May Make Computers Thinner

Abstract:
Electrons in graphene travel without any scattering over submicron distances - an important quality for ultra-fast-switching transistors, researchers have found. Smaller transistors mean shorter paths for electrons to travel to switch devices on and off, and faster computers.

Using graphite crystals, a team led by Professor Andre Geim at the University of Manchester extracted individual ultra-thin sheets of carbon atoms.

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