5.4.4 Summary to: 5.4 Development and Production of a New Chip Generation

Moore's law predicts exponentially growth of "chip complexity" with a high growth rate - how far will it reach?
Moore's law break down?
Problems and costs are growing exponentially with every new generation.
It follows: The market must grow exponentially too, if you want to make a profit.  
It follows: Large amounts of money can be easily made - or lost.  
Falling behind thecompetition in your technology and yields means certain death for companies without a monopoly in some product.
   
     

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