TITLE

Murphy's Wall

AUTHOR(S)
Levenson, David
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Microlithography World;Nov2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author discusses Murphy's Wall, the fundamental barrier to doing anything really new. The author explains that the closer one gets to the goal, the faster more and more issues appear. The author says that if the last unexpected problem is overcome, then the project has climbed Murphy's wall. He also stresses that innovations in semiconductor lithography have two additional challenges to overcome. First is Moore's Law and the other challenge is the time and money required to scale up anything to the massive dimensions of the semiconductor industry.
ACCESSION #
35066525

 

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