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Michael.Markowitz
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re: Physical process simulation
Michael.Markowitz   5/29/2013 11:44:55 AM
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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.

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BrianBailey   5/29/2013 7:36:23 PM
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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.



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