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OptimisticSkeleton t1_it6lc3o wrote

Except that we really are approaching a place where any further reduction in transistor size creates electrical problems. This happens at 1nm and below, I believe. Companies are working on 2nm transistors right now.


___Price___ t1_it8g957 wrote

It’s been that way for years so they have altered chip design layout.

Even the idea of stacking or cube shaped models etc.

Mores law will be dead when we have 1nm chips laid out in the most efficient form with superconductors that runs in tandem with a quantum chip and artificial brain tissue, even then is that the actual limitation? Could anti matter silicon create faster computations by energy relativisticly running backwards in time. We are still working on theory’s on different states of matter, quantum loop theory is still pretty new, saying more law is dead is saying science has figured it out and manufacturing has caught up.


Benton_Tarentella t1_itlsw2i wrote

Well, no, Moore's law would not be dead only if a plateau was reached. The law is concerned with the rate of increase, so if progress slowed down (or sped up) significantly from doubling every two years, that would be the end of Moore's Law, regardless of whether it is theoretically possible to continue.


___Price___ t1_itltunn wrote

That’s making the assumption exponential growth would stop.

Exponential growth would only stop because economic limitations and a barrier of theory.

As of right now it’s nowhere near dead.