Carbon, Bacteria, and Fish Balls: The Machines of the Future
Posted July 22, 2012 7:34 PM
From Wired Top Stories:
Today, microprocessors are built with silicon. But tomorrow, they'll be built with something else. This past week, with a paper published in the academic journal Nature Communications, researchers at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany and the Swedish research institute Acreo AB revealed a new means of building chips using graphene -- a substance long hailed as the future of micro-electronics -- and their work takes the material that much closer to fulfilling its potential.