Another nanotech breakthrough

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on whatsapp
Another nanotech breakthrough

Scientists at the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) have discovered what they call, “a key step in microchip development.” They have found a way to grow molecular wires by provoking organic molecules to line up along natural pathways on a silicon crystal.

The next step in their research is to find a way to prompt molecular wires to turn corners. “If we can learn how to control whether that’s left or right, then you have the basis of a brand-new molecular form of lithography,” one researcher said. He also added that a practical application of this self-assembling wire technology in chip production is at least five years away.

To read more, go to