We’ve Reached the Summit


Summit is based on a fundamentally new architecture spearheaded by IBM Research, where compute power is embedded everywhere data resides.

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June 14, 2018

IBM Sets Tera-scale Machine Learning Benchmark Record with POWER9 and...


Today, at IBM THINK in Las Vegas, my colleagues and I are reporting a breakthrough in AI hardware performance using POWER9 with NVIDIA V100 GPUs.

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AI

March 20, 2018

Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography is finally here. How far will...


IBM researchers are presenting five papers at this week’s 2018 SPIE conference that show how much EUV can be extended to the 5nm, 3nm, and future nodes.

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Systems

February 23, 2018

The future of hardware is AI


To make great strides in AI, hardware must change. Starting with GPUs, and then evolving to analog devices, and then fault tolerant quantum computers.

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Systems

December 6, 2017

One big wire change in ‘97 still helping chips achieve...


The IT state-of-the-art 20 years ago was rapidly ending, and we – and I mean everyone in the industry that made a device with a chip inside of it –...

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November 15, 2017

The era of AI — and the technologies that will...


Mukesh Khare, IBM Research vice president of semiconductor research, explores the answers to the questions -- what does AI and the explosion of data imply for computing devices? And where...

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AI

October 11, 2017

Beat the heat in 3D chip stacks with ICECool


In the Moore’s Law race to keep improving computer performance, the IT industry has turned upward, stacking chips like nano-sized 3D skyscrapers. But those stacks, like the law it’s challenging,...

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August 30, 2017

Future semiconductor research leadership empowered by design automation


This article authored by Myung-hee Na, Senior Technical Staff Member, Semiconductor Technology Research, IBM Research; Karim El Sayed, Director of R&D, Synopsys; Victor Moroz, Synopsys Fellow, Synopsys The number of variables...

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August 10, 2017

Recent papers detail carbon nanotube scalabilty, integration breakthroughs


Carbon nanotubes appeal to the semiconductor industry because they’re superior electrical conductors compared to silicon with a mere 1 nanometer body thickness. So why don’t we have CNT chips in...

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July 5, 2017

A new supercomputing-powered weather model may ready us for Exascale


IBM Research, The Weather Company, UCAR and NCAR are collaborating to develop the first supercomputing model to predict weather events at local scales.

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June 23, 2017

You asked scientist Jessie Rosenberg anything about silicon photonics


Here’s what she said about flying qubits, wafer-scale photonic test systems, and more Silicon photonics uses light, versus electricity, to send signals from a microchip. IBM engineers use these pulses...

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April 14, 2017