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EN2912C - Fall '08: Future Directions in Computing

Lectures

Topic 0: Introduction

Topic 1: Fundamental Physical Limits To Technology Scaling

Topic 2: Emerging Computing Technologies

  • 8. Th Oct 2: Overview
  • 9. Tu Oct 7: Carbon nanotubes (+P09 + P10)
  • 10. Th Oct 9: Graphere transistors (+P11 / P12)
  • 11. Tu Oct 14: Photonic interconnects (+P13)
  • 12. Th Oct 16: 3D integration (+P14)
  • 13. Tu Oct 21: Quantum cellular automata (+P15)
  • 14. Th Oct 23: Spintronics (+P16)

Topic 3: Emerging Computing Paradigms: Quantum Computing

Topic 4: Emerging Computing Paradigms: Molecular DNA-based Computing

  • 22. Tu Nov 25: Introduction to molecular biology
  • 21. Th Nov 27: No class; Thanksgiving recession
  • 22. Tu Dec 2: Solving combinatorial problems using molecular DNA computing [+P17]
  • 24. Th Dec 4: Universal Computation via self assembly of DNA [+P18]
  • 23. Tu Dec 9: In vitro DNA-based Circuits [+P19]

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