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DrQuine
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re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
DrQuine   9/5/2011 11:13:36 PM
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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).

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re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
yalanand   9/5/2011 6:43:14 AM
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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 ?

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re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
_hm   9/5/2011 1:15:05 AM
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That is very good concept and wonderful implementation. This concept has huge potential market potential. We await more implmentation.

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re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
t.alex   9/4/2011 12:19:41 AM
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What is the main reason that make it operate only less than 1MHz?

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re: Researchers aim for energy-harvesting CPUs
pixies   9/2/2011 1:45:58 PM
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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.



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