Skip to comments.Nanoscale magnets promise more-shrinkable chips
Posted on 01/12/2006 11:32:11 PM PST by SunkenCiv
Imres team have made a universal logic gate called a majority inverter. From this they can make any other type of logic gate needed for a circuit, including two critical logic gates known as NAND and NOR gates. All possible logic circuits can be made with these. And because the gates are based on magnets they can be switched from one to another easily, allowing processors built from nanomagnets to be reprogrammed to do different jobs while they are in use, says the team. Simulations show processing speeds of at least 100 megahertz should be possible using magnets 110 nanometres wide with smaller ones expected to do much better. Consumer computer processors function at 2 or 3 gigahertz.
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Posted on 04/13/2005 1:03:29 AM PDT by PeaceBeWithYou
I used to have one of those Timex Sinclares, it booted up in Basic, just a few K of memory. Still was able to do an FFT on it, really cool. But now we have another promising technology to make computers calculate using other obscure substances or methods, whats next chips from potatoes?
Nanoscale magnets. My mother-in-law would just tape them to her body to combat her arthritis.
|mix 1 of these||with 1 of these||& serve with these|
Next up, nanoscale mothers in law... ;')
Last bag of potato chips I bought convinced me they have perfected chip shrinking technology.
Oh, wait, you said chip shrinkage...
Oh, that technology is ages-old. Cold water, pics of Helen Thomas...
You know the rule...
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