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November 1st, 2012

High Density Carbon Nanotubes Show Way Forward for Smaller and Faster Transistors

Abstract:
Researchers at IBM's T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York are reporting success in precisely locating a high density of carbon nanotubes on a substrate that should lead to high-speed and power-efficient chips and could show a way forward after silicon.

The IBM team was able to successfully place over 10,000 working transistors on the surface of a silicon wafer. Some anticipate that this research will not only allow the building of smaller transistors but also improve the clock speed of the transistors.

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