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September 13th, 2007

Big future for NINT nanowires

Abstract:
Researchers at the University of Alberta's National Institute of Nanotechnology (NINT) have potentially paved the way for the future of semiconductors with the development of extremely small conductive wires.

"The idea for this project is that technology is getting smaller and smaller, but the technology for nanofabrication is still in the length of microns and hundred nanometers (nm)," explained Steven Chai, a graduate student who has been working on the nanowire project since 2005. He said that a whole new fabrication process for nanostructures is needed to realize the future of technology.

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