Stanford researchers identify 'ultrathin' semiconductor materials that could enable transistors ten times smaller than anything possible today

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Eric Pop, director of Stanford University's Pop Lab behind the research
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Eric Pop, director of Stanford University's Pop Lab behind the research

Materials could help shrink electrical circuits from five nanometers to three atoms thick

Researchers at Stanford University have uncovered two new semiconductor materials that could be used to bust the impending limits of silicon, enabling transistors 10 times smaller than anything pos...

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