MTL News Archives for 2009

New material could lead to faster chips

March 20, 2009

New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications systems that can transmit data much faster.


EECS assistant professors Tomás Palacios, left, and Jing Kong examine oscilloscope traces showing the doubling in frequency of an electromagnetic signal processed through their experimental graphene microchip. Photo: Donna Coveney

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