As scientists continue to hunt for a material that will make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, new research from McGill University and Université de Montréal adds to evidence that black phosphorus could emerge as a strong candidate.

Classified as: Nanotechnology, Research, science, nanoelectronics, NSERC, transistor, Guillaume Gervais, McGill News, black phosphorus, semiconductor, electronics, Szkopek, CIFAR, FRQ
Published on: 7 Jul 2015

To build the computer chips of the future, designers will need to understand how an electrical charge behaves when it is confined to metal wires only a few atom-widths in diameter.

Classified as: physics, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies, Hong Guo, Jesse Maassen, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Peter Grutter, nanoelectronics
Published on: 6 Nov 2012