Cramming More Components Onto Integrated Circuits

@article{Moore1998CrammingMC,
  title={Cramming More Components Onto Integrated Circuits},
  author={Gordon E. Moore},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
  year={1998},
  volume={86},
  pages={82-85}
}
  • G. Moore
  • Published 1998
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the IEEE
The future of integrated electronics is the future of electronics itself. The advantages of integration will bring about a proliferation of electronics, pushing this science into many new areas. Integrated circuits will lead to such wonders as home computers—or at least terminals connected to a central computer—automatic controls for automobiles, and personal portable communications equipment. The electronic wristwatch needs only a display to be feasible today. But the biggest potential lies in… 

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