Efficient chips

Lee, Andrew
April 2004
Engineer (00137758);4/16/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7649, p9
Focuses on the system designed to recycle the power used by electronic circuits called intelligent output driver by technology supplier to ESA Adiabatic Logic with possible applications to space missions. Percentage of delivery power savings in the type of chips used in portable devices; Partnership of IMEC with Adiabatic Logic; Improvement of the power performance of electronic devices.


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