Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Mass production of 14nm chips in China will spur future growth of its chip industry

By Gagan Kaur, Total Telecom
Wednesday 07 July 21

China is steadily moving towards achieving its goal of mass-producing 14nm chips next year.

"Despite the technical difficulties, there is still a great hope that 14nm chips can be mass-produced next year," says Dr Wen Xiaojun, Deputy Director, Institute of Electronics, China Electronics and Information Industry Development Research Institute. China decided to work towards self-sufficiency in chips to meet its domestic demand and address the unprecedented shortage of chips after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. As a result, China has taken the lead in this segment by acquiring competencies to mass-produce 28nm this year and 14nm chips in the coming year. Surmounting technical challenges China's growth in the semiconductor industry is not without challenges…

"Despite the technical difficulties, there is still a great hope that 14nm chips can be mass-produced next year," says Dr Wen Xiaojun, Deputy Director, Institute of Electronics, China Electronics and Information Industry Development Research Institute. China decided to work towards self-sufficiency in chips to meet its domestic demand and address the unprecedented shortage of chips after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. As a result, China has taken the lead in this segment by acquiring competencies to mass-produce 28nm this year and 14nm chips in the coming year. Surmounting technical challenges China's growth in the semiconductor industry is not without challenges…

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