The South West Academy of Nanoelectronics (SWAN) is one of the three centers created in 2006
by the Semiconductor Research Corporation Nanoelectronics Research Initiative ( SRC-NRI)
to find a replacement to conventional metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors.
SRC-NRI is a consortium of AMD, Freescale, IBM, Intel, MICRON, TI.
Matching funds have been provided by the State of Texas Emerging Technology Fund.
The Centers operating under SWAN include:
The University of Texas at Austin
The University of Texas at Dallas
Texas A&M University
The University of Maryland
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
North Carolina State University
Arizona State University
University of Notre Dame