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Chipmakers challenge speed limits

roundup Mired in the tech industry's worst slump, semiconductor companies are exploring new approaches--and even bucking conventional wisdom--in the quest to produce faster and cheaper processors.

roundup Mired in the tech industry's worst slump, semiconductor companies are exploring new approaches--and even bucking conventional wisdom--in the quest to produce faster and cheaper processors.

Intel breathes life into Moore's Law
Using Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography, or EUV, the chipmaker may be able to save the threatened "law" that says the number of transistors on a chip doubles every 18 to 24 months.
April 22, 2002

Chipmakers forecast piecemeal recovery
Semiconductor companies, battered by declining revenue and shrinking profits, are starting to forecast the return of modest growth, suggesting that some sectors are rebounding.
April 21, 2002

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Shaking up the art of chip design
A California start-up has designs on chipmakers that want to produce cheaper and faster processors for lucrative consumer-electronics devices.
April 19, 2002