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Atomic scaled wire means Moore's law holds

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posted on Jun, 20 2008 @ 07:29 PM
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Atomic scaled wire means Moore's law holds


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A TEAM of Australian scientists have succeeded in making a silicon-coated wire just a few atoms wide, laying the groundwork for the next generation of computers.

Professor Michelle Simmons and her team from the Centre for Quantum Computer Technology modified a scanning probe microscope to lay down a string of individual phosphorus atoms, then encased them in silicone - creating the world's smallest wire.
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posted on Jun, 20 2008 @ 07:29 PM
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Cool. Imagine how powerful the next generation of computers will be, when this type of technology is cheap enough for everyday use.



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posted on Jun, 21 2008 @ 05:45 AM
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im thinking the whole pc will be on the microchip...



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