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Scientists reveal superconductor with on/off switches

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709773302694{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}"]December 19, 2023 | UW News[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709773317050{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}"]As industrial computing needs grow, the size and energy consumption of the relevant hardware must keep up with those demands. A solution to this dilemma could lie in superconducting materials, which reduce that energy consumption exponentially. Imagine cooling a giant data center — full of constantly running servers — down to nearly absolute zero, enabling large-scale computation with incredible energy efficiency.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1709773326317{margin-bottom: 20px !important;}"]Researchers led by Jiun-Haw Chu, a University of Washington associate professor of physics and Clean Energy Institute researcher, and Philip Ryan, a physicist at the U.S. Department of...