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Moore's Law Running Out of Room, Tech Looks For a Successor

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Gordon Moore, Intel

Gordon Moore, a founder of Intel, in 1965 observed that the number of components that could be etched on the surface of a silicon wafer was doubling at regular intervals and would do so for the foreseeable futurean idea known as Moore's Law.

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For decades, the computer industry has been guided by a faith that engineers would always find a way to make the components on computer chips smaller, faster and cheaper.

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