- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
October 24th, 2005
Anything "nano" turns heads in the engineering world, but Nantero, a Boston area startup, may well be one of the first to make big money in the burgeoning nanotechnology field. The company already has attracted more than $31 million from five leading venture capital firms, whose managers are smitten by Nantero's patents and development work in a new type of computer memory that harnesses carbon nanotubes.
(co-founder Thomas) Rueckes claims that NRAM will be faster and denser than DRAM, consume substantially less energy than DRAM or flash, and be highly resistant to environmental forces, such as heat, cold, and magnetism. The Nantero founders also see it being used as a "universal memory" chip that can replace DRAM, SRAM (static RAM), flash memory, and eventually hard disk stories. The potential payoff is enormous, with the annual market for memory devices estimated at $100 billion.
(Ed.'s note: about 1/2 way down the page you'll find the piece on Nantero.)
|Related News Press|
Accelerator Corporation Completes $62.8 Million Oversubscribed Financing September 30th, 2015
Nanometrics to Participate in the Citi 2015 Global Technology Conference August 26th, 2015
New Processes in Modern ReRAM Memory Cells Decoded October 1st, 2015
Frustrated magnets point towards new memory September 25th, 2015
Carbon Nanotubes Applied to Create Electrical Conductivity in Woolen Fabrics September 30th, 2015
UO research dollars climbed in FY 2015: Buoyed by an uptick in federal awards, the university saw gains in its overall sponsored research funding and continued high proposal counts in 2014-2015 September 17th, 2015