IBM has announced multiple projects in its program to design a new generation of chips that might achieve orders-of-magnitude improvements in power and efficiency. The general model for this research is the low power consumption, highly connected, extremely flexible and adaptable human brain.
This week, the firm’s Zurich-based semiconductor unit published a report of their work in Nature Nanotechnolgy. The article describes their success at using phase change materials to create artificial neurons.
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