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4th July 2022

Samsung begins chip production using 3 nm process

Samsung has announced the first mass production of computer chips using a 3 nanometre (nm) process.

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29th April 2022

Ultra-pure diamond could store 25 exabytes of data

Engineers have developed a way to mass-produce diamond wafers that could store the equivalent of a billion Blu-ray disks on a single device.

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20th March 2022

Transistor gate is just 0.3 nm long

Using graphene and molybdenum disulphide, scientists have made a transistor gate with a length of only 0.3 nanometres, equivalent to just one carbon atom.

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25th January 2022

First molecular electronics chip

A new biosensor chip can observe direct electrical measurements of single-molecule interactions. This could enable faster and cheaper DNA sequencing, disease surveillance, and precision medicine on portable devices.

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23rd December 2021

A vaccine against multiple variants of COVID-19

A new vaccine for COVID-19, using a multi-faced nanoparticle, could offer protection against many different strains of the virus simultaneously.

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20th December 2021

New semiconductor design could extend Moore's Law

IBM and Samsung Electronics have jointly announced a breakthrough in semiconductor design, utilising a new vertical transistor architecture that demonstrates a path to scaling beyond the nanosheet.

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29th November 2021

Ultracompact camera is the size of a salt grain

U.S. researchers have developed a new imaging device just 500 μm (0.5 mm) in diameter. The system can produce crisp, full-colour images on a par with conventional compound camera lenses 500,000 times larger in volume.

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4th November 2021

High-speed laser could write 500 TB of data into glass

A breakthrough by UK researchers could make ultra-high density, 5D optical storage practical for long-term data archiving.

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