Quantifying IP Entitlement For 14/16nm Technologies

The scaling benefits of [getkc id="74" comment="Moore"s Law"] are being seriously tested at 28nm. It is no longer a given that the cost per gate will go down at leading edge process nodes below 28nm, e.g., 20nm though 14nm. Rising design and manufacturing costs are contributing factors to this trend. Meanwhile, the competing trend of fewer but more complex [getkc id="81" comment="SoC"] (So... » read more