nanometer nanometer

Definition(s):

  • (n) a metric unit of length equal to one billionth of a meter

Usage(s):

  1. The new 45-nanometer Core processor is so compact, you could fit 2 million of its transistors on the period at the end of this sentence.
  2. Conversely, it can infuse the fluid into thin, flexible panels that emit a controlled range of light--2-nanometer particles for blue, 10 nanometers for orange.
  3. Picture a millimeter-sized pinhead a nanometer is one-millionth of that.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Global Nanobiotechnology Applications, Markets and Companies Market Report - 2013-2022

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kg4rfw/nanobiotechnology) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's new report "Nanobiotechnology Applications, Markets and Companies" to their offering. Nanotechnology is the creation and utilization of materials, devices, and systems through the control of matter on the nanometer-length scale ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Xilinx and TSMC Team to Enable Fastest Time-to-Market and Highest Performance FPGAs on TSMC's ...

    Xilinx 'FinFast' program to deliver test chips in 2013 and first product in 2014 SAN JOSE, Calif. and HSINCHU, Taiwan – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) and TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) announced that they are teaming together to create the fastest time-to-market and highest performance FPGAs to be built on TSMC's 16-nanometer FinFET (16FinFET) process, a program Xilinx calls 'FinFast.' The ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. In a prepared statement, Intel Chief Executive Paul Otellini said, "The capabilities of our 32 nanometer factories are truly extraordinary, and the chips they produce will become the basic building blocks of the digital world, generating economic...
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Paul Otellini Source: CNNMoney.com

  2. "Intel's 45-nanometer (parts for chips) - that's a serious deal, but it's a lot less glamorous than the iPhone even though it's important," said Lev Grossman, a Time staff writer who covers technology and helped select the magazine's annual...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Lev Grossman Source: Nuevo Mundo

  3. "I am delighted with our respective collaborations with Toshiba and IBM, which aim to achieve LSI scaling and power reduction by 45-nanometer-generation process technology, and which will enable us to further drive the advancement and cost reduction...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Kazuo Hirai Source: Japan Corporate News (press release)

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