IBM Reports Carbon Nanotube Transistor Breakthrough

October 1, 2015

Perhaps Moore’s law isn’t doomed just yet. Maybe. IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) reported in a paper in Science today a technique for making carbon nanotube trans Read more…

By John Russell

Stanford Group Creates Four-Layer Stacked Chip

December 18, 2014

With transistor scaling slated to come up against some fundamental limits over the next five to seven years, chip designers are hot on the trail of technologies Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

IBM Bets on Nanotubes to Succeed Silicon in 2020

July 2, 2014

The effect of five decades of exponential progress with silicon chips doubling in speed every couple years as observed by Intel cofounder Gordon Moore in 1965 c Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Carbon Nanotubes Pitched as Post-Silicon Contender

June 23, 2014

With TOP500 list stagnation likely signaling the slow-down of an exponential known as Moore's law, what better time to consider alternatives to silicon-based m Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Carbon Nanotubes Aid Microprocessor Cooling

January 23, 2014

The semiconductor industry is facing several hurdles in developing the next generation of microprocessors. As more and more transistors are squeezed onto a chip Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Stanford Debuts First Carbon Nanotube Computer

September 27, 2013

A new computer made of carbon nanotubes, created by a team of Stanford engineers, may be the first serious silicon challenger. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

IBM Takes Step Toward Nanotube-Based Computing

October 30, 2012

Big Blue's research arm makes carbon more transistor-friendly. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

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