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Beyond the silicon roadmap

Silicon will eventually fail to satisfy the 'smaller, faster, cheaper' drive in technology. Nanoscale techniques could take over, and a recent conference reviewed the prospects for computing and electronics.

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Figure 1: The conference logo writ small.


  1. *Trends in Nanotechnology, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, 9–13 September 2002.


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Mathur, N. Beyond the silicon roadmap. Nature 419, 573–575 (2002).

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