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

Air spacers for 10nm chips


This is the third 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

A nanometer leap to trillions of transistors


IBM Research scientist Qing Cao develops way to link carbon nanotubes Scientists and engineers don’t need to wear clapboards in Times Square declaring “The end of Moore’s Law is near.”...

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October 19, 2016

Fabrication method for artificial molecules wins best poster prize


Earlier this year, scientists at ETH Zurich and IBM Research - Zurich published a new method in Science Advances to fabricate artificial molecules out of different types of microspheres, small...

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September 13, 2016

Imaging atoms on 2D atomic crystals in liquids


IBM scientists in Zurich have achieved another breakthrough in the field of atom-by-atom imaging and metrology.

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August 12, 2016