NEC develops 55nm technology

Posted on Monday, Dec 05 2005 @ 18:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
NEC has developed a technology to make chips on a 55nm process.
Finer circuitry decreases the size of a chip and cuts per-unit production costs. It also helps chips process data faster.

NEC Electronics, the world's eighth-largest semiconductor maker, aims to start manufacturing the chips on a commercial basis in 2007, the newspaper said.
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