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2009-12-11 19:42:30

The world of IT pursues its race for performance. CMOSAIC could boost the computing performance of central processors by a factor 10 while consuming less energy. The IBM Research Laboratory has joined EPFL and ETH Zurich - the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology "“ in this project of national scope supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) via its Nano-Tera programme. 3D microprocessors cooled from the inside through channels as thin as a human hair filled with a...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.