Computer Chips: Post-Silicon Circuits
report examines the current state of research into alternative computer
chips, organizes key issues, puts them in context, and succinctly
explains how the technologies work.
Research into alternative computer chips aims to answer the question
of what comes after silicon. Many researchers are pushing the limits
of existing technology to keep Moore's Law on track, and many others
are exploring new ways of making chips, including the use of nanotechnology
and spintronics. Still others are exploring radically different
types of chips altogether, including cellular automata and neural
The report includes an executive summary, a list of 13 developments
to look for as these cutting-edge technologies take shape, and a
section of 16 researchers to watch, including links to their Web
pages. It also includes a quick tour of 26 recent developments in
seven areas and a section of 21 in-depth news stories from TRN about
alternative computer chips and related technologies.
The stories are organized into seven categories: today's technology,
nano logic, nano devices, nano fabrication, molecular devices, spintronics
and alternative approaches.
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stories, including 15 images
Table of Contents:
Keeping the juggernaut rolling
The limits of light
Approaching the quantum zone
Reconfigurable chips and evolution
Race to the bottom
The long and short of molecules
Time and money
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