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March 23rd, 2006

IBM researchers claim nanotube first

Abstract:
Researchers created a ring oscillator out of a nanotube. An oscillator switches between two voltage levels, which represent "true" and "false"; they are often used as test vehicles by chip designers. While the oscillator is slower than the equivalent of those made of silicon, the device and subsequent other nanotube circuits will allow IBM and others to more acutely study how nanotubes operate in certain circumstances.

See also the article titled Nano circuit offers big promise by BBC News (It has a nice graphic).

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