The Future: NEC Develops World's Smallest Transistor

Posted: Dec 8 2003, 9:24am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:09pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff

 
The Future: NEC Develops World's Smallest Transistor
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Photo from Yahoo.com NEC announces that it developed the world's smallest Transistor.

The newly developed transistor is only 1/18th the size of the most common transistor now in mass production. With the new technology, a typical semiconductor chip measuring one square centimeter (0.16 square inches) would be able to hold 40 billion transistors, about 150 times the current number. NEC expects to market the transistor in about 2020.
Full Story on Yahoo.

The photo on the left shows the actual World's First Transistor developed in the Bell Laboratory in 1947. Kinda arty looking.

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