Limitations of Digital Electronics

  • Otto G. Folberth
Part of the The IBM Research Symposia Series book series (IRSS)


In the last two to three decades the evolution of Digital Electronics was absolutely spectacular. During this period, most of the significant properties of this technology were improved several orders of magnitude. This holds especially for the integration density, the power dissipation, the performance, the reliability, and — last not least — the cost per function.


Power Dissipation Pulse Length Maximum Power Density Geometrical Limitation Integration Density 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Otto G. Folberth
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  1. 1.IBM LaboratoryBoeblingenFed. Rep. of Germany

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