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Wireless data-center-on-a-chip aims to cut energy use
October 6, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

partha-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University research team has designed a tiny, wireless data center that someday could be as small as a hand-held device and dramatically reduce the energy needed to run such centers.

Ask Dr. Universe: What is a microchip and how does it work?
June 9, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Microchips are smaller than your fingernail and packed with itty-bitty electronic parts. These parts are hundreds of times thinner than the hairs on your head, but sometimes you’ve got to think small to think big.

Research could lead to dramatic data farm energy savings
July 1, 2014

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering & Architecture

chip-90PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has developed a wireless network on a computer chip that could reduce energy consumption at huge data farms by as much as 20 percent.

Lab to build and test high speed, high frequency nanochips
November 21, 2013

By Alyssa Patrick, College of Engineering and Architecture

Pande-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Some of the world’s smallest and most efficient computer chips will be built and tested by professors in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with funding from a grant for state-of-the-art equipment.