Power/Performance Bits: Nov. 26

Many people are predicting that power will be the issue that brings Moore’s Law to an end. Power creates heat and that heat can be destructive to chips, so there are two paths forward – the first is to reduce heat and the second is to get it off chip. It seems as if magnets may be the common key to both approaches. Magnetic Transistors New work by researchers at UC Berkeley soon could t... » read more