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Liquid could power and cool mobile supercomputers

Liquid could power and cool mobile supercomputers

作者:公羊钠  时间:2019-03-01 06:12:00  人气:

By Duncan Graham-Rowe GETTING microchips wet is normally best avoided. But a new type of chip that is both powered and cooled by fluid pumping through it could power the computers, smartphones and tablets of the future. If the design is successful, its inventors at IBM argue an entire supercomputer – like Watson, the firm’s natural-language-processing trivia savant – could one day be squeezed onto mobile devices small enough to fit in your pocket. The idea is inspired by the way the human brain is powered, says Bruno Michel,