electro-Physics: 3.3 volts

From: Joe R. <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Fri Dec 10 17:03:50 2004

At 10:25 AM 12/10/04 -0800, you wrote:

> I don't think I'm giving away any trade secrets by mentioning
>that the primary reason for going to lower voltages is to
>reduce power consumption. The thinner oxides are to make them
>work at lower voltages( needs more gain ). Power is a squared
>factor of the voltage. Even a small reduction in voltage is
>a big payoff in power. If we could make the transistors work
>at 0.1 volts, we'd be doing it.
> Remember, we make these things.

   No you don't. The Chinese, Koreans, Malaysians and other Asians do.


>from AMD.
Received on Fri Dec 10 2004 - 17:03:50 GMT

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