IBM's "2nm" Gate-all-around - will it matter?

By: Adrian (a.delete@this.acm.org), May 10, 2021 9:34 pm
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David Kanter (dkanter.delete@this.realworldtech.com) on May 10, 2021 6:26 pm wrote:
> I don't know how many of you saw this, but IBM recently announced that they have a gate-all-around process:
>
> https://www.cnet.com/news/ibm-nanosheets-promise-better-speed-and-battery-life-for-next-gen-chips/
>
> I spent a bit of time talking with Stephen and I think he captured the situation well.
>
> It's clear that Intel, Samsung, and TSMC already have Gate all around processes under
> developement. IBM has completed the research phase, but they don't do their own production
> any more and GF has kind of given up. So they need to find a customer.
>
> I'm not sure who would be interested. The memory folks will have a very different process flow and
> may not need GAA for years. SMIC probably wouldn't be allowed to license. Who else is out there?
>


Well, Pat Gelsinger has recently announced the cooperation on R&D between Intel and IBM, so these 2 announcements may be related.
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