Life Cycle Aware Computing: Reusing Silicon Technology
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Despite the high costs associated with processor manufacturing, the typical chip is used for only a fraction of its expected lifetime. Reusing processors would create a "food chain" of electronic devices that amortizes the energy required to build chips over several computing generations.
John Y. Oliver, Rajeevan Amirtharajah, Venkatesh Akella, Roland Geyer, and Frederic T. Chong. "Life Cycle Aware Computing: Reusing Silicon Technology" Computer 40.12 (2007): 56-61.
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