28 Nov '13, 1pm

Monolithic 3D IC Technologies: In this installment of our 3D IC mini-series, we ponder the use of esoteric mat...

Monolithic 3D IC Technologies: In this installment of our 3D IC mini-series, we ponder the use of esoteric mat...

In my previous columns on 3D ICs, we considered the way things used to be , along with the current state of play . Everything we've discussed thus far might fall under the umbrella of conventional technologies. They are simply evolutionary enhancements (and adaptations) of proven and accepted silicon-based materials and techniques. Other materials, if they came into play, could significantly change the 3D IC landscape. Take graphene, an allotrope of carbon. It has a structure of one-atom-thick planar sheets formed from carbon atoms packed densely in a honeycomb crystal lattice. In addition to being incredibly strong (measurements have shown a breaking strength 200 times higher than steel), this material is an excellent conductor of electricity. It also has fantastic thermal conductivity -- better than even nanotubes and diamond. Suppose we could lay graphene sheets down la...

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