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Carbon nanotube transistors

Each chip on this wafer has 10,000 nanotube transistors on it. IBM hopes to be able to put billions of the devices on a single chip soon after 2020.

Credit: Andrew Sullivan

For more than a decade, engineers have been fretting that they are running out of tricks for continuing to shrink silicon transistors.

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