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approximately 10 atomic diameters
•A nanocomputer is a computer whose fundamental components
measure only a few nanometers(<100nm)
•Minimum feature size on today’s state-of-the-art commercial
integrated circuits measure about 350nm
•Over 10,000 nanocomputer components could fit in the area of a
single modern microcomputer component (= more speed &
•Nanotechnology and nanocomputers could introduce many new
applications and possibilities NanoComputing Using Electronics
NanoComputing Nanocomputing using biological
agents, molecules or atoms
agents, Some Nanocomputing Applications
Some Micro Miniature Robots
Computers under your skin!
Of Course, Faster, Cheaper, Smaller
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This document was uploaded on 03/11/2014 for the course CSCI 0020 at Brown.
- Fall '08