Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
DrQuine
User Rank
CEO
re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
DrQuine   9/5/2011 11:13:36 PM
NO RATINGS
Once the technology is working, the ability to run a CPU on so little power would suggest that the system could run for a long time on a current technology battery. This would be a great benefit for portable computing devices (although current computer software would run very slowly if the clock speed had to be limited to 1 MHz).

yalanand
User Rank
Rookie
re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
yalanand   9/5/2011 6:43:14 AM
NO RATINGS
Wow reducing heat dissipation by one 1,000 to 10,000 times is really an achievement in itself. Any idea when is the team targetting to build its first prototype ?

_hm
User Rank
CEO
re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
_hm   9/5/2011 1:15:05 AM
NO RATINGS
That is very good concept and wonderful implementation. This concept has huge potential market potential. We await more implmentation.

t.alex
User Rank
Rookie
re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
t.alex   9/4/2011 12:19:41 AM
NO RATINGS
What is the main reason that make it operate only less than 1MHz?

pixies
User Rank
Rookie
re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
pixies   9/2/2011 1:45:58 PM
NO RATINGS
I have seen very similar work more than 10 years ago. It was cool but I don't think this kind of circuit can operate at speed faster than 1MHz.



Most Recent Comments
Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

Book Review: Deadly Odds by Allen Wyler
Max Maxfield
11 comments
Generally speaking, when it comes to settling down with a good book, I tend to gravitate towards science fiction and science fantasy. Having said this, I do spend a lot of time reading ...

Martin Rowe

No 2014 Punkin Chunkin, What Will You Do?
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
American Thanksgiving is next week, and while some people watch (American) football all day, the real competition on TV has become Punkin Chunkin. But there will be no Punkin Chunkin on TV ...

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
14 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Martin Rowe

Book Review: Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design, Third Edition, by Michel Mardiguian. Contributions by Donald L. Sweeney and Roger Swanberg. List price: $89.99 (e-book), $119 (hardcover).