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April 15th, 2010

NATURE abhors a nano-vacuum

Abstract:
Kudos to Princeton University EE Professor Niraj Jha for taking third place in the university's Innovation Forum, recognizing research with commercialization potential. The award was described in an April 14 news release from Princeton. JJha was the developer of NATURE, a CMOS/nanotube architecture for FPGAs, which he first described in a 2006 paper for the Design Automation Conference.

Jha's team recognizes the similarities between the FPGA architecture described in the NATURE paper, and the nonvolatile memory architectures designed by Nantero Inc. of Massachusetts, using ON Semiconductor as a development partner. To date, however, Princeton has not inked any deals with Nantero, nor with larger companies working with memories, FPGAs, or carbon nanotubes.

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