NEWS: Intel invents beakthrough in transistor design

From: J Corbally (
Date: Mon Nov 26 2001 - 14:37:56 MST

>Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 16:27:30 -0800 (PST)
>From: "Robert J. Bradbury" <>
>Subject: NEWS: Intel invents beakthrough in transistor design
>This is *real* news -- signs of the singularity type news...
>Intel has come up with a new transistor architecture that
>may promise terahertz clock speeds (Cough... Not with
>a traditional chip architecture because the clock can't
>propagate across the chip! At any rate...)
>They do appear to have broken through several barriers
>including reduced leakage current (keeps the chips cooler)
>and a new insulating material (which was one of the
>"show-stoppers" people were fearing for Moore's Law).
>Here is the article:
>If the "cloning" article is any indication, at least 3 other
>people will submit this "NEWS" to the Extropian list over
>the next 2 days.
>You heard it here first!
Saw this on our internal news first, but I now have to shoot you all for
telling you this....Wonder if the 'RA can loan me a decomish Armalite....

Still, you did post it here first, Robert :)


"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
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to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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