Meet the negative-capacitance FET
Rick Merritt, EETimes
4/1/2016 09:11 AM EDT
SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Don’t worry about the end of Moore’s law, there are plenty of good ideas on the semiconductor road map, according to Chenming Hu, a university researcher credited as being the father of the FinFET.
Hu described new transistor concepts that could fuel the chip industry for decades in a talk at the annual Synopsys Users Group event here. His presentation came a day after the company’s chief executive expressed similar optimism, citing progress in software design tools.
“I really mean it when I say this industry goes on another 100 years, in part because there are no alternatives and the world needs us,” Hu told an audience of several hundred chip designers here
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