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January 5th, 2005

Bell Labs doing work in nanotechnology

Nanotechnology is the technology of preference to make things small, light and cheap. We are, for example, focused on how to make better cell phones using nanotechnology, which gives us the ability to build more capability into the existing form factor. With MEMs [microelectromechanical systems] microphones, since MEMs are smaller, you can have multiple microphones, giving better directionality and improving voice quality. With our nanobatteries that we are developing, you have longer battery life cycles. We have silicon antennas, which gives you more capabilities in terms of wireless communications at a lower cost and less intrusion. (bottom of the page)


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