Unformatted text preview: ng ELEC 7770: Advanced VLSI Design (Agrawal) 13 Figure 5 of Moore’s 1975 Paper
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Spring ELEC 7770: Advanced VLSI Design (Agrawal) 14 1995 “Lithography and the Future of Moore’s Law,”
Lithography Proc. SPIE, vol. 2437, May 1995.
By making things smaller, everything gets better
simultaneously. There is little need for trade-offs.
The speed of our products goes up, the power
consumption goes down, system reliability, as
we put more of the system on a chip, improves
by leaps and bounds, but especially the cost of
doing thing electronically drops as a result of the
(SPIE – Society of Photonic Instrumentation Engineers) Spring 2014, Jan 15
Spring ELEC 7770: Advanced VLSI Design (Agrawal) 15 Also in the 1995 Paper
. . . I have no idea what will happen beyond 0.18 microns.
In fact, I still have trouble believing we are going to be
comfortable at 0.18 microns using conventional optical
systems. Beyond this level, I do not see any way that
conventional optics carries us any further. Of course,
some of us said this...
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