Home > News > Intel scientists find wall for Moore's Law
December 8th, 2003
Intel scientists find wall for Moore's Law
Moore's Law, as chip manufacturers generally refer to it today, is coming to an end, according to a recent research paper. Granted, that end likely won't come for about two decades, but Intel researchers have recently published a paper theorizing that chipmakers will hit a wall when it comes to shrinking the size of transistors, one of the chief methods for making chips that are smaller, more powerful and cheaper than their predecessors.
Manufacturers will be able to produce chips on the 16-nanometer manufacturing process, expected by conservative estimates to arrive in 2018, and maybe one or two manufacturing processes after that, but that's it.
Bruker Launches ContourSP 3D Optical Microscope for PCB Industry: Large-Format Metrology System Debuts to Over $5 Million in Orders December 10th, 2013
Electrical control of single atom magnets December 9th, 2013
CWRU engineering researchers report nanoscale energy-efficient switching devices at IEDM 2013 December 9th, 2013
CEA-Leti Signs Agreement with Qualcomm To Assess Sequential 3D Technology December 9th, 2013