Moore's Law will continue, making it technically possible but not economically feasible for semiconductors to go subnanometer.The global integrated circuit industry crisis, merger and acquisition become an important means.China's IC manufacturing technology is still two generations behind international counterparts.
Wei Shaojun, Professor, Doctoral Supervisor, Tsinghua University;Director of "Project 211" Electronic System Integration and ASIC Technology Research Center, Ministry of Education;Senior member of Chinese Institute of Electronics, IEEE Valuable Member.He used to be deputy chief engineer of telecommunication science and technology research institute and president of datang telecommunication technology co., LTD.
On March 14, eMedia Asia Limited, a subsidiary of UBM, recently announced the results of the IC Design Achievement Award for Greater China 2016, jointly organized by its five major media organizations (Electronic Engineering Album Mainland/Taiwan Edition, EDN Electronic Technology Design Mainland/Taiwan Edition, and Electronic Business International).At the award ceremony of the Great China IC Design Achievement Award, Professor Wei Shaojun from Tsinghua University delivered a report on China's IC industry under the dual wheel drive of capital and technology.
Moore's law is not a law of physics, it's a law of human nature, said Carvermead, emeritus professor of engineering and applied sciences at Caltech. It's a very philosophical statement.People knew what was physically possible and they believed it so strongly that they did it.
What is this saying?Today I have someone standing here and proposing a law called Wilkinson's law. Who would believe it?No one believed.
I think there are a lot of people in the world who would like to emulate Gordon Moore's so-called law, but how many of them are recognized by the world?Very few.But once acknowledged, the power he exerts is enormous.
So what we're seeing is that when people know it's physically possible, and they believe it, they're pushing Moore's Law with all their might.So Moore's Law, although Moore came up with it, is the result of the joint efforts of all practitioners in the industry.Moore's Law would not have developed if no one had believed it.
So that's the first point I want to make today, that we have to continue to believe in Moore's Law.
Semiconductor industry development to today, if you do not believe this thing is no way to continue to go.What is the social significance of Moore's Law?And we can calculate that over the last 50 years, the social changes that have occurred because of Moore's Law have been enormous.
"Fifty years ago, communication was not only very slow, it was very expensive," said Intel executive Peter David.So we move people to places that are close to the information, like Walmart.Today, with Amazon, Alibaba and JD.com, we push the information to people's side so that they can read it at home and then place an order."
So this kind of change, it's actually Moore's Law that's causing the whole physical infrastructure to change.I don't know what's going to happen, but we can see that a change in Moore's Law numbers is going to make some fundamental changes.
Recently the hype is hot, such as big data, cloud computing.We all talk about how important these things are, but where is the real power behind them?Moore's Law.
Why do we spend so much time talking about Moore's Law?Because it is not only affecting the electronic industry, and the impact will permeate into all aspects of our lives in the future.