David Kirkpatrick

March 20, 2009

Graphene to speed up microchips

Filed under: Science, Technology — Tags: , , , — David Kirkpatrick @ 2:36 pm

I’ve done plenty of blogging about graphene, and it’s about time for a new breakthrough. Graphene looks to be one of the nanomaterials that is readily translating into real-world applications.

Via KurzweilAI.net:

Graphene could lead to faster chips
PhysOrg.com, Mar. 19, 2009

New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips using graphene technology that allows them to operate at much higher speeds (in the 500 to 1,000 gigahertz range) than is possible with today’s standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications systems that can transmit data much faster.

 
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