The world's first programmable nano processor deve

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The United States has developed the world's first programmable nano processor

scientists from Harvard University and mitre Corp in the United States have jointly developed the world's first programmable nano processor. This nano circuit can not only carry out electronic programming, but also realize some basic calculation and logical reasoning functions, taking a key step towards the complex assembly of computer circuits with synthetic nano components. The study was published in the journal Nature on the 10th

Charles Libo, the main researcher and former director of the Department of chemistry at Harvard University in the United States, said that the reason why this research has made a major breakthrough in the complexity and functionality of circuits is that this kind of circuit is completely different from the current mainstream circuit construction method. It is constructed by using the bottom-up method. Researchers use the latest technology to design and synthesize new nanowire components. These nanowire components show the repeatability required to build electronic circuits that can be used as an excellent high-molecular polymer sand fixing material, and can be completely upgraded, which makes it possible to assemble larger and more powerful nano processors. They also proved that these ultra-thin nano circuits can be programmed electrically to perform a large number of basic operations and logic functions

in the past 10 to 15 years, scientists have been studying nanowires, carbon nanotubes and other nanostructures, and almost assembled all devices that need to look at the stress curve during the experiment. However, due to the major limitation of the diversity of the performance of a single nanostructure, the most basic circuit has not been successfully developed. Now, this latest research completely overcomes this limitation and builds the most basic circuit in a bottom-up way

in addition, it provides services such as innovation and entrepreneurship, utilization and implementation, information consultation, financing, intellectual property protection, talent introduction and training for new material enterprises in the initial stage. The circuits in the nano processor consume very little energy during operation. Because the transistor switch contained in the nanowire assembly is "permanent", unlike the transistor in the traditional microcomputer circuit, once the nanowire transistor is programmed, they do not need any additional power to save their memory

James Ellen Bergen, a senior scientist of Matt company, said that more than 50 years ago, physicist Richard Feynman proposed the concept of nano computer, and the successful development of the new nano processor is an important milestone to realize this concept

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