Subject: What are the limitations of superconducting microprocessors ?
Date: Fri Oct 19 12:46:31 2007
Posted by James
Grade level: nonaligned
City: Leicester State/Province: N/A
Area of science: Computer Science
Microprocessors cooled to superconducting "zero resistance" levels are not
used as industry supercomputers. This implies that a superconducting
microprocessor would not allow for clock speeds high enough to economically
compete with arrays of room temperature microprocessors. Why is this?
Re: What are the limitations of superconducting microprocessors ?
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