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The First Plastic Computer Processor

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Plastic processor

This microprocessor is made from organic materials; though puny compared to most silicon processors, it is flexible and cheap.


Silicon may underpin the computers that surround us, but the rigid inflexibility of the semiconductor means it cannot reach everywhere. The first computer processor and memory chips made out of plastic semiconductors suggest that, someday, nowhere will be out of bounds for computer power.

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