CHIPS 2020 VOL. 2

New Vistas in Nanoelectronics

  • Bernd Höfflinger

Part of the The Frontiers Collection book series (FRONTCOLL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiii
  2. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 1-19
  3. Toshiaki Masuhara
    Pages 21-50
  4. Zvi Or-Bach
    Pages 51-91
  5. Matthias Keller, Boris Murmann, Yiannos Manoli
    Pages 93-116
  6. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 117-123
  7. Cédric Lichtenau, Philipp Oehler, Peter Hans Roth
    Pages 125-142
  8. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 143-148
  9. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 149-163
  10. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 171-179
  11. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 181-187
  12. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 189-200
  13. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 201-209
  14. Rafał K. Mantiuk, Karol Myszkowski
    Pages 211-220
  15. Jiri Marek, Bernd Hoefflinger, Udo-Martin Gomez
    Pages 221-229
  16. L. Spaanenburg, W. J. Jansen
    Pages 231-242
  17. Ulrich Rueckert
    Pages 249-274
  18. T. Hehn, D. Hoffmann, M. Kuhl, J. Leicht, N. Lotze, C. Moranz et al.
    Pages 275-300
  19. Bernd Hoefflinger
    Pages 301-308
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 309-319

About this book


The release of this second volume of CHIPS 2020 coincides with the 50th anniversary of Moore’s Law, a critical year marked by the end of the nanometer roadmap and by a significantly reduced annual rise in chip performance. At the same time, we are witnessing a data explosion in the Internet, which is consuming 40% more electrical power every year, leading to fears of a major blackout of the Internet by 2020.

The messages of the first CHIPS 2020, published in 2012, concerned the realization of quantum steps for improving the energy efficiency of all chip functions. With this second volume, we review these messages and amplify upon the most promising directions: ultra-low-voltage electronics, nanoscale monolithic 3D integration, relevant-data, brain- and human-vision-inspired processing, and energy harvesting for chip autonomy. The team of authors, enlarged by more world leaders in low-power, monolithic 3D, video, and Silicon brains, presents new vistas in nanoelectronics, promising  Moore-like exponential growth sustainable through to the 2030s.


3D Integration of Nanodevices Analog-digital Converters Developments in Micro- and Nanoelectronics Digital Neural Networks Human-brain Projects International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors Low-power Electronics Moore’s Law Nanoelectronic Imagers Silicon Brains Vision Chips

Editors and affiliations

  • Bernd Höfflinger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for MicroelectronicsSindelfingenGermany

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