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12 Images Reveal the Amazing World of Nano-electronic Technology Up Close

One of the world’s leading nano-electronic research and development centers furnishes visual proof of their recent advances.

One of the leading centers for research and development in the world has continued advances in amazing nano-electronic and digital technologies over the last couple of years – even as the pandemic was raging across the globe.

The term nanoelectronics refers to the use of nanotechnology in electronic components. These components are often only a few nanometers in size. Working with imec are electronic companies, semiconductor fabs, startups, and academia. The R&D center leverages infrastructure, local, and a global ecosystem across a multitude of industries, all working toward a connected, sustainable future.

This gallery highlights a sample of the accomplishments at imec in the medical, semiconductor, and quantum computing spaces.

John Blyler is a Design News senior editor, covering the electronics and advanced manufacturing spaces. With a BS in Engineering Physics and an MS in Electrical Engineering, he has years of hardware-software-network systems experience as an editor and engineer within the advanced manufacturing, IoT and semiconductor industries. John has co-authored books related to system engineering and electronics for IEEE, Wiley, and Elsevier.

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