Qi wireless charging power transfer system explained


This is an interesting article about how mobile phones and other devices use the wireless charging system called Qi. New chips developed allow up to 50 W of power transfer and have safety circuits to prevent overheating foreign objects that might come between the energy source and the load.

Source:
https://www.allaboutcircuits.com/news/how-does-qi-wireless-charging-standard-work/

Processor power efficiency, beyond Moores Law


This article focuses on improving processor power efficiency by a process of heterogeneous multicore design that switches off transistors that are not being used, and assigining individual specialised cores of a multicore processor to work at specific kinds of tasks so the unneeded functions at any specific time can be switched off so they aren’t using power.
Source: https://www.evaluationengineering.com/applications/embedded-system-design/article/21161575/heterogeneous-cores-turn-off-transistors-to-save-power

Study Identifies Main Culprit Behind Lithium Metal Battery Failure


Researchers have discovered the root cause of why lithium metal batteries fail, challenging a long-held belief in the field. The study presents new ways to boost battery performance and brings research a step closer to incorporating lithium anodes into rechargeable batteries.

Source: Study Identifies Main Culprit Behind Lithium Metal Battery Failure

Industry’s first trillion transistor chip


Cerebras Systems unveils the industry’s first trillion transistor chip

The Cerebras Wafer Scale Engine, the largest chip ever built, transforms the artificial intelligence landscape with unprecedented compute density.

400,000 cores, and 18 GB on chip, low power, super fast data, optimized for AI.

Source: https://www.evaluationengineering.com/industries/semiconductors/article/21093429/cerebras-systems-cerebras-systems-unveils-the-industrys-first-trillion-transistor-chip?utm_source=EE+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=CPS190821009&o_eid=5668A6163445B3Y&rdx.ident%5Bpull%5D=omeda%7C5668A6163445B3Y&oly_enc_id=5668A6163445B3Y

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