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Posted: 02/01/05, 2:48 am
by bob
Researchers demonstrate the proof of a design that could pave the way for future computers that operate without silicon transistors.
By Aaron Ricadela

Scientists at Hewlett-Packard have demonstrated that a layer of molecules just three-billionths of a meter thick can help store data during a computing operation without using traditional semiconductors, adding another piece to a portfolio of technology HP is assembling to perhaps one day construct computers that harness the strange effects of quantum mechanics. ... D=59300089

Posted: 09/26/07, 3:08 am
by JohnT
bob wrote:that harness the strange effects of quantum mechanics.

I wish someone would harness the strange effects....only last week my mechanic cross-threaded my oil filter and its been leaking like the devil ever since.... :twisted: