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Submission + - Silicon-Free Molybdenite Microchips Developed (bbc.co.uk)

An anonymous reader writes: A Swiss team may have found an alternative to silicon microchips which could result in smaller, more flexible and less energy hungry processors. The Swiss team’s chip does not use silicon, butmolybdenite (MoS2) a dark-coloured, naturally occurring mineral that is able to be used in much thinner layers. Currently used as a strengthening agent in plastic, molybdenite isabundantin the natural word.
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Silicon-Free Molybdenite Microchips Developed

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