Phosphorus atoms keep
nano-wires non-quantum

A way to shrink micro circuitry smaller than previously thought has been found. Nanometer size wires tend to exhibit quantum mechanical behavior which affects their electrical resistance. Resent experiments have shown that adding phosphorus atoms to the wire prevents this from happening since electrons in the phosphorus move more freely.

The development of computers is reaching the smallest size that circuits can reach before affects of quantum mechanics becomes an issue. This discovery reduces that critical point further making possible increased miniaturization. The ultimate solution is to develop quantum computers which are currently are the earliest level of development but this discovery expands the time available to develop quantum computers several more years.



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