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January 29th, 2007

Cold and calculated

According to Moore's Law, the performance of electronic chips will double every 18 months. If this prediction holds true, it is feared it will soon be impossible to cool these powerful devices effectively using conventional, passive cooling techniques.

To solve this problem, UK researchers hope to develop a miniature refrigerator to be installed inside personal computers to keep their chips cool.


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