Breaking News
Blog

Physical process simulation

Modeling with mixed algorithms
NO RATINGS
< Previous Page 2 / 2
View Comments: Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Michael.Markowitz
User Rank
Rookie
re: Physical process simulation
Michael.Markowitz   5/29/2013 11:44:55 AM
NO RATINGS
I know this isn't the theme of the article, Brian, but one can avoid--or at least postpone for a couple generations--many of these challenges by moving to FD-SOI at 28nm or 14nm. FD-SOI is Faster, Cooler, and Simpler than alternate processes and, because it is planar, doesn't require the different design and processing that FinFETs need.

BrianBailey
User Rank
Blogger
re: Physical process simulation
BrianBailey   5/29/2013 7:36:23 PM
NO RATINGS
Yes - it will be interesting to see which way the industry moves. I think we are facing more physical limitations and challenges than we ever have in the past and it would be amazing if the whole industry always picked the same way.

Top Comments of the Week
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
August Cartoon Caption Winner!
"All the King's horses and all the KIng's men gave up on Humpty, so they handed the problem off to Engineering."
5 comments
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
David Patterson, known for his pioneering research that led to RAID, clusters and more, is part of a team at UC Berkeley that recently made its RISC-V processor architecture an open source hardware offering. We talk with Patterson and one of his colleagues behind the effort about the opportunities they see, what new kinds of designs they hope to enable and what it means for today’s commercial processor giants such as Intel, ARM and Imagination Technologies.
Flash Poll