“It’s time for the big ship of Moore’s Law to make a turn from space to time” is a nonconformist message that surprised me when I read the book “The Turn of Moore’s Law from Space to Time” by Mr. Liming Xiu.
As a forty-year veteran and as an author of several books on the semiconductor industry myself, I am quite familiar with all contemporary… Read More
A Paradigm Shift
The word “paradigm” is defined in the dictionary as “a framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodology that are commonly accepted by members of a scientific community”. In his influential book “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions” published in 1962, Thomas Kuhn uses the term… Read More
Inside a today’s typical VLSI system, there are millions of electrical signals. They make the system perform what it is designed to do. Among those, the most important one is the clock signal. From an operational perspective, clock is the timekeeper of the electrical world inside the chip/system. From a structural perspective,… Read More