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Post-Silicon Computing

  • By Workstudy
  • 19 September 2011

A tiny 'toy' with big potential could transform the way computing is done, thanks to a grant from NSF to Pitt and partner universities

PITTSBURGH—Could Pittsburgh be the nation's next "Strontium Valley"? The University of Pittsburgh is the lead institution on a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation and the Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (NRI) of the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) to bring a new kind of computer out of the lab and into the real world. The goal of the group, led by Jeremy Levy, a professor of physics and astronomy in Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, is no less than transforming the way computing is done.


SRC and NSF Awards $20M to Fund University Research on Nanoelectronics for 2020 and Beyond

  • By Workstudy
  • 19 September 2011

Teams to Explore New Materials, Devices, and Architecture

Posted: Sep 19, 2011

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. - Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, joined today with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund $20 million for 12 four-year grants on nanoelectronics research.

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