MIT Research NewsApril 18, 2017
Not stuck on silicon
Engineers use graphene as a “copy machine” to produce cheaper semiconductor wafers.
Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office
In 2016, annual global semiconductor sales reached their highest-ever point, at $339 billion worldwide. In that same year, the semiconductor industry spent about $7.2 billion worldwide on wafers that serve as the substrates for microelectronics components, which can be turned into transistors, light-emitting diodes, and other electronic and photonic devices.
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