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Microprocessor Scaling: What Limits Will Hold?
August 2010 (vol. 43 no. 8)
pp. 20-26
Jacek Izydorczyk, Silesian Technical University , Gliwice
Michał Izydorczyk, ETE Gliwice, Gliwice
For 40 years, semiconductor technology has followed Moore's law, but continuing that pattern will require a breakthrough in energy-efficient design. Eventually the industry must also seek an entirely new paradigm, such as creating reliable systems from unreliable components.

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Index Terms:
Hardware, Integrated circuit design, CMOS technology, Information theory, Moore's law
Jacek Izydorczyk, Michał Izydorczyk, "Microprocessor Scaling: What Limits Will Hold?," Computer, vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 20-26, Aug. 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.375
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