Rumored 3nm attempt by SMIC seen as a near-impossible task

Amanda Liang, Taipei; Jingyue Hsiao, DIGITIMES Asia 0

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China-based pure-play foundry SMIC reportedly dedicated an R&D team to make 3nm chips, with only DUV lithography equipment available as the US blocked its access to EUV machines. It would be a Herculean task for the chipmaker, even with a brilliant...

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