Using Angles to Improve the Future of Electronics


One such project is being led by scientist Elad Koren from IBM’s Zurich lab. In the project, which is funded under the Ambizione program within the Swiss National Science Foundation...

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Nanotechnology

July 31, 2017

Recent papers detail carbon nanotube scalabilty, integration breakthroughs


Carbon nanotubes appeal to the semiconductor industry because they’re superior electrical conductors compared to silicon with a mere 1 nanometer body thickness. So why don’t we have CNT chips in...

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Systems

July 5, 2017

Big oil’s next gusher is at the nanoscale


Last year the world consumed almost 97 million barrels of oil per day. What if I told you that many more barrels still remain in those same wells? Deep inside...

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Chemistry

April 11, 2017

How They Did It: Meet the IBM Nanoscientists who Stored...


Find out more about the IBM nanoscientists and the 4 am breakthrough that allowed them to demonstrate the ability to read and write one bit of data on one atom....

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Nanotechnology

March 29, 2017

Quantum Transport Goes Ballistic


Published today in the peer-reviewed journal Nano Letters, IBM scientists have shot an electron through an III-V semiconductor nanowire integrated on silicon for the first time. This achievement will form...

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Nanotechnology

March 27, 2017

IBM Researchers Take Home Innovation Prize for Semiconductor Research


IBM scientists have been recognized with the 2017 Compound Semiconductor Industry Innovation Award. The recognition is a culmination of five years of research by the Zurich-based team which is focused...

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Nanotechnology

March 8, 2017

IBM at SPIE: Seven Advancements for Beyond 7nm Chips


When we announced the industry’s first functional 7 nanometer node (7nm) test chips in 2015, with our GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Samsung partners, we knew the process for the chips to reach...

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Materials Science

February 27, 2017

IBM & Warwick Image Highly Reactive Triangular Molecule for the...


Appearing today in Nature Nanotechnology, IBM scientists in collaboration with chemists at the University of Warwick have synthesized and characterized a tricky molecule called triangulene, also known as Clar’s hydrocarbon,...

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Nanotechnology

February 13, 2017

IBM Scientists Measure Heat-Transfer through Single Atoms


IBM scientists have measured the thermal conductance of metallic quantum point contacts made of gold down to the single-atom level at room temperature for the first time.

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February 6, 2017

IBM 5 in 5: Medical labs “on a chip” will...


The earlier a disease is diagnosed, the more likely it is to be cured or successfully managed. For example, breast cancer and prostate cancer detected and treated at stage one...

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January 5, 2017

Advancing toward 7nm


This is the fourth of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016