[LAU] Not so April 1
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Wed May 9 08:13:57 CEST 2018
Am 08.05.2018 um 23:56 schrieb Will Godfrey:
> overwritten), small imperfections will be created in the transistors that will
> very slightly increase the time it takes a chip to perform erase operations."
It is actually amazing that todays chips work so reliable. The problem of electromigration
is indeed known for a hundred years and if you are interested there's of course a wikipedia
entry: < https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromigration >.
An no, that's not an April fools joke.
The problem is not only the chips themselves, but also the bonding to the outside world,
as gold, which is often used, is rather ductile.
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