One of the World’s Biggest Diamonds Could Be Key to Some of the World’s Fastest Microchips
Christopher Mims , The Wall Street Journal 6 min read 04 Nov 2023, 02:36 PM IST
SummaryTo beat the heat that our devices throw off, engineers are experimenting with synthetic diamonds, ultrapure glass and other obscure materials.
Microchips are hot. Literally. As engineers cram more functions and power into chips, they require more energy and, thus, produce more heat than ever before.