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|Novel Approach in Computing with Ultra-High Processing Throughput|
|Keywords: Meta-computer, ultra-high throughput, self-organizing|
|This paper will present the creation of a multi-cellular meta-processing unit on a single wafer. The wafer will house 4 million computing cells, with a combined throughput of over 2 billion MIPS. The advantage of this new approach lies in extremely high execution capability in processing a given program. The same type of program processed in one minute using this system, would take approximately 20 or more years to execute on the latest Intel Pentium processor. Additionally, the system is self-organizing, which means that the multitude of computing cells is transparent to the user. The system can be treated as a single or few input entities, and there is no need to program the individual computing cells, which would be an impossible task. A system containing about 4 million cells is small in size, and will be fabricated on a single 12” wafer. This revolutionary computing tool could be used in numerous fields such as Medical Research, Space Exploration, Scientific Research, Telecommunications, Finance, Forecasting, Simulation, the Internet, etc. In addition, the individual cells do not need to be lifted from the wafer, and the defective cells due to the manufacturing process will be bypassed by creative wiring.|
|Son Nguyen, Ph.D. Candidate