"Stressed silicon" to be used in the future for faster processors

By Arris
Apr 11, 2002
  1. From what I understand from reading the following article this change to chemical composition of the silicon will allow faster processors to be created without having to change to a different chip manufacturing process. The only downside apparently is the cost which could deter any of the major processor manufacturers from adopting it.

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