The fast-maturing hardware and software that are enabling practical applications of equipment intelligence and machine learning mean disruptive change for microelectronics manufacturing.
Hope springs eternal. And it was with collective open arms that many U.S. businesses welcomed the recent talks between U.S. and Chinese officials to resolve their trade differences and downplay the specter of a full-blown trade war. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin went so far to say that trade war with China was “on hold.”
With chipmakers looking toward 5nm manufacturing, it’s clear that traditional scaling is not dead but continuing in combination with other technologies.