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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Invests In ASML
2012-08-06 09:07:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In order to speed up the pace of production of faster and more power efficient computer chips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has announced they are investing 838 million (US $1 billion) in ASML, a tool maker from the Netherlands. Already one of the world´s largest tool makers, ASML currently provides equipment and tools to some of the heavy weights in chipmaking, namely Intel and Samsung. For their...

Image 1 - A SHARP New Microscope For Next Generation Of Microchips
2011-11-01 04:00:03

Berkeley Lab scientists and colleagues will create an advanced extreme-ultraviolet microscope Moore´s Law, hardly a law but undeniably a persistent trend, says that every year and a half, the number of transistors that fit on a chip roughly doubles. It´s why electronics — from smart phones to flat screens, from MP4 players to movie cameras, from tablets to supercomputers — grow ever more varied, powerful, and compact, but also ever less expensive. Whether the trend...

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