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ISuppli: Gear costs to derail Moore's Law in 2014

6/16/2009 02:00 PM EDT
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Simonstar
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re: ISuppli: Gear costs to derail Moore's Law in 2014
Simonstar   5/10/2012 7:21:33 AM
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If Moore's law cannot uphold itself after 2014, we might then see chips being the same sized throughout. This will lead to several design challenges, but I am pretty sure engineers will work their way around it. Greater processing power may be achieve by rewiring circuits or using the chips in ways we have not though about yet. Simon - http://www.starrausten.com

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Notan   6/21/2009 6:22:06 PM
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Further shrinking may become too expensive, but the process is nowadays mostly 2D, by stacking transistors on each other, there is still plenty of space to fullfill Moore's Law.

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re: ISuppli: Gear costs to derail Moore's Law in 2014
Other John   6/17/2009 6:28:06 AM
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Go read Moore's original paper! Moore's law was ALWAYS an economic paper. Moore predicted the scaling as a consequence of minimizing the cost per transistor.

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VLSI Institute Bangalore   6/17/2009 3:14:37 AM
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Data from many sources indicate death of Moore's Law around 20nm. The estimates have been from meemory vendors.. There is also lot of emphasis on 3-D stacking for memories. Are there any one working on 3D stacking for logic also? We need a paradigm shift to continue scaling the ICs VLSI Training Bangalore, http://www.iivdt.com

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re: ISuppli: Gear costs to derail Moore's Law in 2014
dirk.bruere   6/16/2009 6:55:14 PM
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It seems obvious that the next step has to be self organising nanotech structures, probably based around carbon nanotubes and graphene. The next paradigm shift.

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