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Why did Intel fail with 60 nanometers? Reiteration of the noise, information, speed, and heat aspects of the breakdown of Moore's Law
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Paper Abstract

The evolution of microprocessor miniaturization and performance, often described by Moore's law 1,2, is close to the saturation limit. This is the part of a more general slowing down which is indicated by, among other things, the facts that Intel has failed with the 65 nm efforts and IBM has recently given up its personal computer market. In the present paper we would like to discuss some noise-related characteristic features of the present situation from the angle of noise and dissipation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 May 2005
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5844, Noise in Devices and Circuits III, (23 May 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.609553
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Laszlo B. Kish, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
Yingfeng Li, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5844:
Noise in Devices and Circuits III
Alexander A. Balandin; Francois Danneville; M. Jamal Deen; Daniel M. Fleetwood, Editor(s)

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