Faculty Advisor

McGimpsey, W. Grant

Faculty Advisor

Wobbe, Kristin K.


The current technology used to construct computer microprocessors is quickly reaching its limits. The field of nanoelectronics may represent a new strategy for the computer industry to continue its rapid pace of increasing chip complexity and speed. This report provides a detailed overview of current research trends in this field to facilitate a broad understanding of the social and economic implications associated with the development of nanoelectronics and nanocomputing.


Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 1999

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project


Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Chemistry and Biochemistry