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Y-shaped nanotubes might become a common component in ultrasmall electronic circuitry, according to scientists who have just shown that the microscopic, branched structures can function as transistors.
With more than 30 million Freescale RF power transistors housed in over-molded plastic packages in the field, this packaging technology is market-tested and steadily evolving with respect to achievable power levels and operating frequencies.
The result: a transistor that electrons zip through more quickly and with less heat-inducing electrical resistance.
Transistor speeds are largely determined by how quickly electricity passes through them.
Further, Samsung's proprietary RCAT (Recess Channel Array Transistor) technology - a fundamental 3D transistor technology which received the best paper award at the VLSI symposia in 2003 - also has been adapted to work well with Samsung's 50nm DRAM process.
Depositing standard silicon transistors on plastic is nearly impossible since the process requires much heat.
The problem scientists had faced in using carbon nanotubes as transistors was that all synthetic methods of production yield a mixture of metallic and semiconducting nanotubes which "stick together" to form ropes or bundles.
As electrons from the current flowing through the transistor spill into those vacancies, the positive charges vanish in flashes of light.
In 1999, Infineon successfully developed and launched the SIEGET 45, the world's highest-performance silicon bipolar transistor with a cut-off frequency of 45 GHz.
Charges move more slowly through plastic transistors than they do through transistors based on inorganic semiconductors such as silicon, the stuff of conventional electronics.
The single transistor bit cell used in 1T-SRAM memory results in the technology achieving much higher density than traditional four or six transistor SRAMs while using the same standard logic manufacturing processes.
Those in the trenches at chip factories are quick to say that better transistor performance has always taken more than merely shortening gate length.