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Dr. Matthias KaiserswerthDirector and Vice President, IBM Research - ZurichNano, SuperMUC andPhotovoltaics:A Day in the Li...
IBM Research - ZurichIBM Research: The World is Our Lab                                               Dublin              ...
IBM Research - ZurichIBM Research - Zürich                        -Founded in 1956                        -45 Nationalitie...
IBM Research - Zurich                        Computer Science: Security and Privacy,                              Business...
Nanotechnology is...IBM Research - Zurich                        © 2012 IBM Corporation
Nano in NatureIBM Research - ZurichThis colors of this peacockfeather come from asurface structuring whichis at the nano s...
IBM Research - ZurichThe Scale of Things                        © 2012 IBM Corporation
IBM’s Nano Interests:IBM Research - ZurichTransistors/The Next Big Switch     Semiconductor Nanowires      Carbon Nanotube...
IBM’s Nano Interests:IBM Research - ZurichHow will we manufacture at thenanometer scale?                   TOP DOWN:      ...
IBM Research - ZurichBinnig and RohrerNanotechnology Center10                      © 2010 IBM Corporation
IBM Research - ZurichGreen DatacenterMarket Drivers andTrendsIncreased green consciousnessand rising cost of power ITdeman...
IBM Research - Zurich                        Meet SuperMUC                                © 2012 IBM Corporation
IBM Research - ZurichSuperMUCPrevious FastestSupercomputer in Europe,4th in the WorldMore than 110,000 coresand a peak per...
IBM Research - Zurich Concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) thermal packaging0.04% of the solar energyfrom the Sahara desert toc...
IBM Research - Zurich15                      © 2012 IBM Corporation
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Nano, SuperMUC and Photovoltaics:A Day in the Life of IBM Research - Zurich

  1. 1. Dr. Matthias KaiserswerthDirector and Vice President, IBM Research - ZurichNano, SuperMUC andPhotovoltaics:A Day in the Life ofIBM Research - Zurich © 2012 IBM Corporation
  2. 2. IBM Research - ZurichIBM Research: The World is Our Lab Dublin Zurich China Almaden Watson (NY) Haifa Tokyo India Austin Brazil Melbourne IBM Research labs Labs added since 2010 © 2012 IBM Corporation
  3. 3. IBM Research - ZurichIBM Research - Zürich -Founded in 1956 -45 Nationalities -90 Collaborations with Partners -Two Nobel Prizes (1986 and 1987) -Recently opened the Binnig and Rohrer Nanotechnology Center with ETH Zürich © 2012 IBM Corporation
  4. 4. IBM Research - Zurich Computer Science: Security and Privacy, Business Integration Technologies, Distributed Computing, Systems Management Systems: Server Technology, Accelerator Technology, I/O Link Technologies, System Software, Energy Management Storage: Tape Technologies, Heads and Actuators, Storage Systems, Memory and Probe Technologies Math & Computational Sciences: Business Optimization, Computational Sciences, Big Data Analytics Science & Technology: Semiconductors, Systems, Beyond the Transistor, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology © 2012 IBM Corporation
  5. 5. Nanotechnology is...IBM Research - Zurich © 2012 IBM Corporation
  6. 6. Nano in NatureIBM Research - ZurichThis colors of this peacockfeather come from asurface structuring whichis at the nano scale. © 2012 IBM Corporation
  7. 7. IBM Research - ZurichThe Scale of Things © 2012 IBM Corporation
  8. 8. IBM’s Nano Interests:IBM Research - ZurichTransistors/The Next Big Switch Semiconductor Nanowires Carbon Nanotubes11 © 2010 IBM Corporation
  9. 9. IBM’s Nano Interests:IBM Research - ZurichHow will we manufacture at thenanometer scale? TOP DOWN: BOTTOMS UP: Machining, Lithography Chemical Synthesis , Self-Assembly13 © 2010 IBM Corporation
  10. 10. IBM Research - ZurichBinnig and RohrerNanotechnology Center10 © 2010 IBM Corporation
  11. 11. IBM Research - ZurichGreen DatacenterMarket Drivers andTrendsIncreased green consciousnessand rising cost of power ITdemand outpaces technologyimprovementsServer energy use doubledbetween 2003-2008; resumedgrowth is not sustainableKoomey Study: Server use1.2% of U.S. energy, ICTindustries consume 2% of theworld’s energyCarbon dioxide emissions fromdata centers is similar to globalaviation © 2012 IBM Corporation
  12. 12. IBM Research - Zurich Meet SuperMUC © 2012 IBM Corporation
  13. 13. IBM Research - ZurichSuperMUCPrevious FastestSupercomputer in Europe,4th in the WorldMore than 110,000 coresand a peak performanceof about 3 petaflops14,000 Intel Xeonprocessors running inIBM iDataPlex serversHot-water to cool theprocessors will reduceelectricity usage by 40%and save $1.25 million inenergy costs per year © 2012 IBM Corporation
  14. 14. IBM Research - Zurich Concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) thermal packaging0.04% of the solar energyfrom the Sahara desert tocover the electricitydemand of Europe.*CPV allow the conversionof sunlight into electricitywith higher efficiencies.Goal: improve CPV chipsto minimize overheating,while the thermal wasteenergy is collected for amulti-effect boilingdesalination process.Collaboration with EgyptNanotechnology Center © 2012 IBM Corporation*Greenpeace International
  15. 15. IBM Research - Zurich15 © 2012 IBM Corporation

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