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"You tell the chip the results you want and let it figure out how to produce those results," said Steven Bowers, a graduate student and lead author on the paper, in a press release.
The chips themselves were advanced models. If the self-healing works there, that means it can be adapted to more conventional chips like the ones in a PC.
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The work was funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force Research Laboratory. It's pretty easy to see why the military would want this kind of technology - of course, when the robot rebellion happens and you can't kill the Roomba, we'll only have ourselves to blame.
The team's results appear in the March issue of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.
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