Atomic electronics (or atom-sized electronics) is an emerging concept in the field of nanoelectronics. Unlike conventional electronics that challenge manufacturers in terms of reducing the size of devices, atom-sized electronics enable miniaturization of electronics. The technology not only aids in reducing the size of the electronics but also improves functionality by increasing performance, processing speed, and memory storage. It can be noted that nanomaterials play a key role in the development of atomic electronics. Also, with the evolution of smartphones, wearables, flexible electronics, and Internet-of-Things (IoT), members of the consumer electronics value chain can adapt atomic electronics, thereby developing advanced electronic products.
The technology and innovation report highlights key technologies enabling development of atomic electronic devices. The report offers insights on the technology, stakeholders, and key industry initiatives. It also assesses technology cycle and the global development and adoption footprint. Nano-based technologies such as quantum computing, atom-sized transistors and nanomaterials such as graphene, carbon nanotubes (CNTs), and nanowires are evaluated in the report.