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Life Cycle Aware Computing: Reusing Silicon Technology
December 2007 (vol. 40 no. 12)
pp. 56-61
John Y. Oliver, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Rajeevan Amirtharajah, University of California, Davis
Venkatesh Akella, University of California, Davis
Roland Geyer, University of California, Santa Barbara
Frederic T. Chong, University of California, Santa Barbara
Despite the high costs associated with processor manufacturing, the typical chip is used for only a fraction of its expected lifetime. Reusing processors would create a "food chain" of electronic devices that amortizes the energy required to build chips over several computing generations.

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Index Terms:
green computing, life cycle aware computing, processor reuse
Citation:
John Y. Oliver, Rajeevan Amirtharajah, Venkatesh Akella, Roland Geyer, Frederic T. Chong, "Life Cycle Aware Computing: Reusing Silicon Technology," Computer, vol. 40, no. 12, pp. 56-61, Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MC.2007.433
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