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Emerging Technology Analysis: Graphene Is the Catalyst to Extend Semiconductor and Electronics Innovation

Published: 08 April 2016

ID: G00297846

Analyst(s): Amy Teng , Roger Sheng , Dean Freeman

Summary

To keep pace with Moore's Law, new materials that improve transistor and interconnect performance are needed. Because of graphene's high mobility and ballistic transport, semiconductor device product managers should consider it a prime gate material candidate when the industry shrinks below 5 nm.

Table Of Contents

Analysis

  • Technology Description
  • Technology Adoption
    • Factors That Will Drive Adoption
    • Factors That Will Inhibit Adoption
  • Technology Impact
    • Actions for the Next Six to 18 Months

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