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Exponental Challenges, Exponential Rewards - The Future of Moore's Law

Three exponentials have been the foundation of today's electronics, which are often taken for granted--namely transistor density, performance, and energy. Moore's Law captures the impact of these exponentials. Exponentially increasing transistor integration capacity, and exponentially increasing transistor performance, allowed us to realize complex architectures, delivering exponentially increasing performance. And exponentially decreasing energy per logic operation kept power dissipation within reasonable limits, making Moore's Law a reality. To keep this treadmill going, we will face exponentially increasing challenges, such as active and leakage power, variability, and design efficiency. These challenges, once addressed, will undoubtedly yield exponential rewards, as we have enjoyed in... Show More

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