Research Bits: Jan. 31

The power of proximity Researchers from Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Stanford, and University of California Berkeley have observed that electrons transfer heat rapidly between layers of the 2D semiconductor materials tungsten diselenide (WSe2) and tungsten disulfide (WS2). The electrons acted as a bridge between the two materials, the layers of... » read more

Synopsys And Cerebras Systems

The Cerebras Systems Wafer-Scale Engine 2 (WSE-2) is by far the largest silicon product available, with a total silicon area of 46,225mm². It utilizes the maximum square of silicon that can be made out of a 300mm diameter wafer. The square of silicon contains 84 die that are 550mm² each. These die were stitched together using proprietary layers of interconnect, making a continuous compute fab... » read more