[ExI] North Korea's super EMP Bomb

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sat Jun 18 15:07:45 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 03:50:02PM -0600, Brent Allsop wrote:

> So, I'd like to hear more about how or why you think you can guarantee
> uploads won't work on CMOS, or even electronics?

CMOS doesn't scale below ~5 nm gate length, so you'll need
alternative (quantum effect) switches there. As electronics
(based on charge pumping) is power-inefficient, we'll likely see
spintronics (spin polarized currents, spin valves, magnetic
domains, static designs), plasmonics and photonics.

The resulting device space is about as suspectible to EMP
as you are.

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