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Dark silicon

In electronics industry, dark silicon is the amount of circuitry of an integrated circuit that cannot be powered-on at the nominal operating voltage… 
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Highly Cited
2017
Highly Cited
2017
Unlike traditional dark silicon works that attack the computing logic, this article puts a focus on the memory part, which… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Elevated power densities result in the so-called Dark Silicon constraint that prohibits simultaneous activation of all the cores… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Technology scaling has resulted in smaller and faster transistors in successive technology generations. However, transistor power… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Because of the breakdown of Dennard scaling, the percentage of a silicon chip that can switch at full frequency drops… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
  • M. Taylor
  • International Conference on Compilers…
  • 2013
  • Corpus ID: 10341246
Recently, the Bitcoin cryptocurrency has been an international sensation. This paper tells the story of Bitcoin hard-ware: how a… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Asymmetric multi-core architectures integrating cores with diverse power-performance characteristics is emerging as a promising… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
A key question for the microprocessor research and design community is whether scaling multicores will provide the performance… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
  • M. Taylor
  • DAC Design Automation Conference
  • 2012
  • Corpus ID: 2438889
Due to the breakdown of Dennardian scaling, the percentage of a silicon chip that can switch at full frequency is dropping… 
2012
2012
The Dark Silicon Age kicked off with the transition to multicore and will be characterized by a wild chase for seemingly ever… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Since 2005, processor designers have increased core counts to exploit Moore's Law scaling, rather than focusing on single-core…