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The idea is not exactly new nor innovative, as the thermoelectric effect is known and there are other technologies that do the same, but at a much higher cost.To see that this is not new, the known Peltiers are using this effect, but in the case of the Peltier effect – discovered by French physicist Jean-Charles Peltier-cooling allows temperatures below zero degrees Celsius, with the help of an electrical flow and also by the Peltier cooler with a large side which is heated, while the cold side makes contact with the chip to be cooled.The big hit that gave the researchers the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials, University of Wake Forest, is managed that carbon nanotubes could serve the same purpose, make use of the temperature difference between the environment and our bodies to generate a useful electrical load, producing energy and furthermore they may be fabricated as a synthetic fabric.Now, this new discovery will have a long way since its nearest competitor, the bismuth telluride, semiconductor that today is said to be the natural replacement of silicon in the manufacture of chips for its unusual ability to allow the flow of electrons across its surface without dissipating energy as heat, also has the ability to be used in thermoelectric materials.What is clear is that the bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3) is much more expensive than the Power Felt, as the former per gram costs $ 1, while for the second with the same dollar can add the Power Felt all the carcass of a smartphone and are confident that with few dollars more to a gadget, portable console, notebook and technically anything.Now, there is a healthy variety, as each line of research will focus on finding the strengths of its discovery and strengthening it so that tomorrow is elected for various tasks, from making chips to think of replacing the solar panels.For now, nanotechnology and molecular materials studies are beginning to shed light on many of our problems of daily living, in a way that we thought might happen, but the fact is that solutions to many of our problems are closer than we think.Just imagine, that our car was able to power the air conditioning waste heat from the exhaust system if the vehicle is using an internal combustion engine, or car seats can charge the battery, or the roof using the temperature difference outside and inside I acted like a solar panel, but thermoelectric effect and photoelectric.

The possibilities for research, development and successful outcomes for our daily lives are endless, what do you think?.

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Although there have been too many rumors without any basis on the Kepler family of GPUs from Nvidia. From SemiAccurate report that Nvidia has finally completed the design (taped-out) of your GPU Kepler GK110.
The chip GK110 has a size of die approximately 550mm ², size slightly greater than 520mm ² GPUs Fermi GF100 and GF110 used in the upper range of GPUs Geforce 400 and 500 Series respectively, and obviously greater than 324 to 361mm ² approximate GK104 Kepler chip, although less than 576mm ² of Tesla GT200 GPU (Geforce 260 to 295).
Nvidia actually ended their chip design GK110 few weeks ago, but such information has been disclosed recently. After having frozen the design stage of the chip, should spend a few weeks polishing some bugs and leakage power, and then finally enter the mass production process, for it is estimated that GK110 will be released during Q3 of this year (July to September), or remain optimistic from May to June.
According to Charlie Demerjian, GK110 continue using a memory bus of 384 bits, denying rumors of a possible use of a 512-bit bus, though you do not have any data on chip performance, this GPU should leave Geforce commercially under the nomenclature Geforce GTX 670 and GTX 680, both models differing by only some units disabled.
It is noteworthy that according to the nomenclature of Nvidia, the chip Kepler of 1 generation of more power should be called GK100, but apparently the GPU had to be canceled by themes of enormous energy leaks that kept their consumption around 300W, so Nvidia decided to replace it with a more evolved version of the chip (GK110: the 2nd generation architecture Kepler) with many of these defects corrected.
GK110 joins other chips ended as Kepler and GK107 GK104, although it is rumored that there is also a GK105, which has not yet have any information. We will keep you informed.