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Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal • Jul 10, 2013

Electronics Development After Moore's Law ?

Moore's law is not an exotic term in Electronics, You might be surprised to know that there is no physics behind this law. This law is not related to any type of mathematical calculations.
It's just simple thing,"If in 18 months, the company won't double the processing speed of the processor - another will beat you to death!"

Whatever the reason might be behind Moore's law & no matter if it's mere psychological + market assumption & nothing related to fundamental electronics physic, it still works !
By 2020, it's assumed by veterans that transistors will run up against the atomic size limit & moore's law will break.

So, I wanna know : What after Moore's law is broken ? How will be the development in electronics ?
Seems that keeping up with Moore's law has helped a lot in Electronics development, but what after it ?

What I wanna know is : Is there anyother technical way to decrease the size of transistors ? If yes, how ?
arunchary
arunchary • Jul 11, 2013
As an Electronic market is mainly stands on the two familiar concept of Moore's and Rocks laws.Moore's stats no.of transistor count and size in an integrated area and Rocks explains the Coast and Time factors of an integrated circuits.i heard by 2010 only the count of transistor and size of the transistor halted in VLSI technology and they more specifically concentrate on application. any more increment in the count or reducing the size it wont be in proper action.Between 1970 and 2011, the gate length of MOSFETs shrank from 10 μm to 28 nm and the number of transistors per square millimetre increased from 200 to over 1 million.
Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal • Jul 11, 2013
arunchary I think Moore's law is still applied. It's been said that Moore's law will persist until 2020, by 2020 we'll be having 7nm design processors released for commercial market.

But my question is, What after Moore's law will break ? How will the development of electronics in microprocessors will continue ? Is there any method being developed which will help the silicon industry to continue the development ?
Jeffrey Arulraj
Jeffrey Arulraj • Jul 13, 2013
Graphene tech is worth pondering If used and brought into existence before 2020 we have to an extent violated Moore's Law in terms of no. of transistors in a chip

The more smaller you go the better you get never even think 7nm will be finale size of transistors It is bound to go even lesser than that
Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal • Jul 13, 2013
Graphene will be used, How ?
Do you have any link saying that Graphene will be used after Moore's law will be broken ? Is there any mehod out there which uses graphenes transistors ? I don't think graphenes gonna solve this problem, but who knows ?
Abhishek Rawal
I don't think graphenes gonna solve this problem, but who knows ?
Human brain has 10^18 connectivities in a volume of about one litre. It is likely that an electronic analogue of the human brain will be the route.
Abhishek Rawal
Abhishek Rawal • Jul 13, 2013
A.V.Ramani
Human brain has 10^18 connectivities in a volume of about one litre. It is likely that an electronic analogue of the human brain will be the route.
A brief information i would like to get.
Sir, Can you explain in detail please ? 😀
Not too much specific info available. All work will refer to the seminal study of DR.Olaf Sporns of Indiana University. I gave a simplified view of current work on neuronal connectivity.

Here are some links. Difficult to digest for me.

https://www.ploscompbiol.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pcbi.0010042
https://www.loni.ucla.edu/~thompson/PDF/Duarte_NIMG2011.pdf
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Connectome
Cyborg 009
Cyborg 009 • Jul 17, 2013
Tech might take a different route via quantum computing ..
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22554494
Dwave has made a 512qubit quantum machine ..

It has been claimed that transistors cannot be scaled below the size achievable at 16 nm due to quantum tunnelling, regardless of the materials used.

intel has road map upto 10nm ..
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IntelProcessorRoadmap-3.svg

We are lucky to witness the tech revolution ..
In earlier we were supposed to have 10ghz processors ..but then came multicore processors with great computing power ..

"In 2006, a team of Korean researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the National Nano Feb Center codeveloped a 3 nm transistor, the world's smallest nanoelectronic device based on conventional technology, called a fin field-effect transistor (FinFET). It is the smallest transistor ever produced.

In 2010, an Australian team announced that they fabricated a single functional transistor out of 7 atoms that measured 4 nm in length.

In 2012 a single atom transistor was fabricated using a phosphorus atom bound to a silicon surface (between two significantly larger electrodes). This transistor could be said to be a 180 pm transistor (the Van der Waals radius of a phosphorus atom); though its covalent radius bound to silicon is likely smaller. Making transistors smaller than this will require either using elements with a smaller atomic radius, or using subatomic particles—like electrons or protons—as functional transistors."
Why not use the human brain itself?
Design an interface device to put in a OS, browser, app softwares (CAD, Office Etc). No need of a monitor. Printing may be a problem as a printerport may have to be implanted.
Anand Tamariya
Anand Tamariya • Jul 18, 2013
A.V.Ramani
Why not use the human brain itself?
Design an interface device to put in a OS, browser, app softwares (CAD, Office Etc). No need of a monitor. Printing may be a problem as a printerport may have to be implanted.
Now that would be completing the full circle!!! Hence developed automaton would soon get fed up of doing monotonous job and would start asking for salary and other compensation enjoyed by humans. Terminator actualizing???

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