Moores Law

Smaller, Speedier Computer Chips

Smaller, Speedier Computer Chips

A group of researchers led by Hongjie Dai, Professor of Chemistry at Stanford University, have developed a new technique for making transistors out of carbon nanoribbons. The new “field-effect transistors” are a critical component of computer chips and are made ...

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World’s Smallest Transistor

Dr. Kostya Novoselov and Professor Andre Geim from The School of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Manchester have recently shown that graphene can be carved into tiny electronic circuits with individual transistors not much larger than that of ...

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Desktop Supercomputer Developed

Desktop Supercomputer Developed

A new computer architecture and program design has made the building of a desktop supercomputer prototype possible. Uzi Vishkin and his University of Maryland colleagues have succeeded in designing a computer with 64 parallel processors, and have defined a suitable ...

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