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Cluso99 wrote: »
Moored death is premature!
While the feature size shrink is almost over around 6nm, there is layer stacking. This has already proved extremely successful in FLASH parts with 64 layers now common.
Even just stacking the RAM (DRAM?) on its own layer will give a huge boost to Moores Law.
Because feature shrinkage has been so successful, that has been the fixation of the next gen dies. Now that is near the end, alternatives need to be found, and stacking (not die stacking using separate dies, but stacking a full chip layer set by further wafer processing). It may even prove to be more successful to back off the feature size a bit.
It has become time to think outside the box of the previous generations.
So IMHO Moore is not dead, just taking a little breather before the next ride comes!