Fault-Tolerant Chips for Safety-Critical Applications

November/December 2014

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This introduction to the special series discusses the emerging field of harsh-environment-capable chips, or harsh chips. It also introduces the first two Harsh Chips articles in the issue. READ FULL ARTICLE »

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IEEE Micro focuses on computers and peripherals; systems, components, and subassemblies; communications, instrumentation and control equipment; and software. Micro brings together top research from some of the leading microarchitects and scholars from around the world.

Articles from IEEE Micro

Harsh Chips, but a Grateful Good-Bye

Harsh Chips, but a Grateful Good-Bye

EIC Erik Altman leaves his post at the end of a highly successful four-year term with this thoughtful overview of the field of microarchitecture. Read full article »

Alice v. CLS Bank: Are US Business-Method and Software Patents Doomed? Part 2

Alice v. CLS Bank: Are US Business-Method and Software Patents Doomed? Part 2

The conclusion of last month’s two-part series examining the recent Supreme Court case of Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. V. CLS Bank International about patent eligibility for certain types of tech advances and business methods. Read full article »

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