Intel Chip Breakthrough Using New Materials

February 2006
American Ceramic Society Bulletin;Feb2006, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p9
The article reports that Intel Corp. and QinetiQ Ltd. researchers have demonstrated an enhancement-mode transistor using indium antimonide to conduct electric current. It is claimed that the prototype is much faster and consumes less power than previous transistors. Intel anticipates using the new material to complement silicon.


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