The US chip industry starts to wake up to new competitive reality - The end of Moore's Law? by magnora7 in technology

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The transistor in question was a quantum transistor; at such small scales you can't ignore quantum effects. The important bit was that it's room-temperature, which is important for practical quantum computing.