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Making Microelectronics Out of Nanodiamond 80

Science_afficionado writes "Electrical engineers at Vanderbilt have created the basic components for computer chips out of thin films of nanodiamond. These combine the properties of vacuum tubes and solid state microelectronics and can operate in extreme environments where normal devices fail."
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Making Microelectronics Out of Nanodiamond

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One good reason why computers can do more work than people is that they never have to stop and answer the phone.