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December 6th, 2004

IBM triples transistor performance with germanium

Abstract:
IBM has successfully demonstrated a new technique for improving transistor performance that will help the company build smaller, more powerful chips in the next decade, company researchers said Monday.

The technique gives chipmakers another resource to improve performance as shrinking the transistor becomes more difficult, Shang said. The technique is still in the research stage, but IBM believes it could be used on the 32 nanometer process generation, currently scheduled for introduction around 2013.

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