Israel Beinglass, CTO, MonolithIC 3D Inc.
EETimes (6/16/2011 6:48 PM EDT)
With all the gloom and doom facing the semiconductor industry and especially with the "end of Moore's Law" coming up soon as many experts predict, let's look at several facts relating to the unbelievable ride the industry has had for the last 40 years.
Moore believed that scientific advances affecting semiconductors could be crucial to economic growth, because an extensive range of applications would be found for more powerful devices in industry, government and national defense. He thought that it would depend on a tradeoff between the pace of scientific advance and the costs of producing more powerful devices.
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