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Imec Flexible Organic Microprocessor Invites Technological Pliability

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: Feb 27, 2011 • References: spectrum.ieee.org
Developers of integrated circuits have said goodbye to silicone with the innovative design of the Imec flexible organic microprocessor. The research into the new technology, conducted by Jan Genoe, led to the harnessing of the unpredictable electric field of the semiconductor, producing a reliable unit.

The development of the Imec flexible organic microprocessor will pave the way for ductile devices, from smartphones and tablets to computers and appliances.