Spring 2014 jan 15 spring elec 7770 advanced vlsi

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Unformatted text preview: ng ELEC 7770: Advanced VLSI Design (Agrawal) 13 Figure 5 of Moore’s 1975 Paper Components per chip 16M 1M 64K 4K 256 16 1 60 65 70 75 80 85 Year Spring 2014, Jan 15 Spring ELEC 7770: Advanced VLSI Design (Agrawal) 14 1995 “Lithography and the Future of Moore’s Law,” Lithography Proc. SPIE, vol. 2437, May 1995. Proc. 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 technology. (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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