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Samsung talks about 20nm chips, tests in 2011

By Emil
Feb 25, 2011
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  1. Moore's Law states that the density of a chip will double approximately every two years. Samsung has declared that the law is not slowing down to a halt for the company, disclosing details regarding the roll-out of 20nm process technology, which will enable the transistor count to roughly double yet again.

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  2. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,210   +174

    A sheet of paper is typically about 1,000 nanometers. It's hard to imaging slicing paper into much more then 2 or 3 sheets. But try to imagine slicing a sheet of paper into 50 even thinner sheets to equal the width of 1 of these transistors. That's a whole lot of little things!
     

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