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April 17th, 2005

Nanowires corralled for interconnect tasks

Abstract:
A research group at the University of Delaware has demonstrated a way to precisely position and control the growth of organic nanowires atop a pre-patterned substrate, potentially providing a means of interconnecting future nanocircuits. Until now, there has been no way to interconnect nanoscale devices such as carbon nanotube transistors, quantum dots and molecular-memory arrays.

In a different approach, researchers at Purdue University have used the self-assembling properties of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) to create nanowires.

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