Volume 89 Issue 21 | p. 22 | Concentrates
Issue Date: May 23, 2011

IBM And ETH Open Nanotech R&D Center

Department: Business
Keywords: nanotechnology, semiconductors, computing
Scientists at the new center.
Credit: IBM
Scientists at the new center.
Credit: IBM

IBM and ETH Zurich have opened the Binnig & Rohrer Nanotechnology Center at IBM’s research campus in Zurich. Built at a cost of $90 million, the center is a public-private partnership aimed at science on the atomic level. For example, IBM scientists will explore semiconducting nanowires that could increase the energy efficiency of computing devices by 10 times.

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