Issue No. 04 - April (2007 vol. 40)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2007.148
Changing the materials used to make transistors could overcome a substantial roadblock to continuing to use current production processes to shrink transistor elements and thereby increase chip performance, enabling chipmakers to scale down feature sizes through several more generations.
chipmaking, processor performance
G. Lawton, "The Next Big Thing in Chipmaking," in Computer, vol. 40, no. , pp. 18-20, 2007.