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Could black phosphorus be the next silicon?

New material could make it possible to pack more transistors on a chip, research suggests
Tue, 2015-07-07 10:00

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.

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Organization: Université de Montréal
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Study reveals challenge for chip designers of future

Surprising findings could influence material choices in nanoelectronics
Tue, 2012-11-06 13:39

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.

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Organization: Department of Physics
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