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U.S. And Japan Set To Overtake Taiwan In Semiconductor Technology Development

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U.S. And Japan Set To Overtake Taiwan In Semiconductor Technology Development

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The Japanese and U.S. governments are close to agreeing to cooperate in the production of chips using 2-nm (nanometer) technology and even more advanced solutions. Both countries are concerned about their dependence on Taiwanese and other suppliers and are seeking to diversify their sources. They are also working on a mechanism to prevent technology leakage, especially in China.

The current management of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been favorable to the idea of localizing contract production of semiconductor components in the United States and Japan.

TSMC is currently the leading developer of 2-nanometer technology, while IBM completed a prototype in 2021. The Japanese government has proposed that TSMC builds a plant on the southwestern island of Kyushu, to increase domestic chip production, but the plant would only produce less advanced chips on 10 to 20 nm technology.

In the first case, a TSMC facility capable of producing 5nm products should be built in Arizona by 2024.

In the second case, a joint venture with Sony and Denso will be set up in Japan within a comparable time frame, which will produce a range of specific products that require lithographic technology from 28 to 12 nm inclusive.

It turns out that by the time they launch, TSMC’s new facilities outside of Taiwan will not be using the most advanced lithography. That said, U.S. and Japanese authorities are interested in narrowing or even closing the technological gap with Taiwan in lithography.

The two countries will join their efforts in this area to jointly master 2nm and more advanced technological processes. At least, the heads of the U.S. and Japanese ministries will negotiate on this issue.

That said, the new Japan-U.S. collaboration focused on advanced development can be seen as the next step after the invitation to TSMC. The U.S. and Japan are also working on a mechanism to prevent technology leakage to China and other countries. Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Koichi Hagiuda is visiting the U.S. to meet with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo.

Interesting is the fact that in 1990 Japan controlled nearly half of the semiconductor market and its turnover at that time did not exceed $38 billion at today’s prices. Now the share of this country has decreased to 10%, but the market turnover has grown at least tenfold.

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry attribute Japan’s weakening dominance to several factors, including the U.S.-Japan trade war on memory chips, its inability to implement a horizontally integrated manufacturing model, a delay in digitalization, and other factors.

At this point, it can put forward the theory that the U.S. is trying to secure itself in the field of semiconductors. The reason for this cooperation was the constant monitoring of Taiwan by China and the threat of reunification with the mainland. Taiwanese authorities did not comment on the U.S.-Japan semiconductor cooperation.

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Paul

Only took America over two decades to finally figure out what Pat Buchanan wrote about in the 90’s.

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JHK

Pardon me, but would you happen to have any Grey Poupon?

Death to Zombies

MENTAL MASTURBATION AD NAUSEUM AD INFINITUM

So Taiwan is developing 0.2nm semiconductor technology. What a miracle!!!!! Yup, Chinese always have the best and the fastest. Fastest clock in the World, the biggest toilet bowl in the World, etc. etc.

It was funny how Intel was confused in 2020 that TSMC, who does not do any research, have 7nm technology while Intel having problems getting it to work. Well well well, TSMC were using 14nm technology, renamed it to 7nm and called it a day :D

Chinese have only 2 skills: to steal and to lie.

Lol

I’m not sure if your are just fuking retarded or pretend to be..There will never be a 0.2nm transistor node chip, as the radius of the Sillicon atom is 0.2 nm(https://qz.com/852770/theres-a-limit-to-how-small-we-can-make-transistors-but-the-solution-is-photonic-chips/#:~:text=Silicon's%20atomic%20size%20is%20about,even%20smaller%20is%20itself%20shrinking.)

Even 2nm silicon chip are suspected to fail because of quantum stability issues(random quantum tunneling between nodes).

TSMC was printing 7nm transistor node chips far before Intel using the 14nm machine, because it used ASML double image lithography, basically printing two 14nm projections on top of eachother to create 7nm chip. Now they do the same with EUV machines to create 3nm chips.(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/3_nm_process)

Chips produced by TSMC are used everywhere, and their claims were triple checked by names such Apple, that produces its M1 5nm SoC in TSMC(https://www.cnet.com/tech/computing/apples-m1-ultra-chip-shows-healthy-future-for-high-powered-macs/#:~:text=Later%20versions%20–%20the%20M1,(TSMC)%20to%20build%20them.) Not to mention AMD and Nvidia. So no, TSMC didn’t just “renamed it”, they are just extremely smart and the most advance in this tech.

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Anonymous

Technology leakage They’re perfectly happy to, as far as I understand it, STEAL 5g though. And now China’s already going 6g but the useless west’s hardly even got their consumers off 4g still. Still acting as if 5g s something new Chinese friends of mine couldn’t stand living in this hillbilly society of backward underdeveloped retarded primitives and had to go home to be with actually real people living in the real world.

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mistiick

China is developing a complete new approach on semi conductors though. They don’t have access to finest litography machines but they seem to be quite successful finding the way around. Once when they are there i would not be surprised if they overtake all the competition, like with 5g and with AI tools.

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Edgar Zetar

Off course you have to develop new approaches so then breakthrougs could happen. Look, Intel, AMD and semiconductor industry only sells smalls advanced every year. The industry already have 50x CPU proc technologies but instead they sell the latest they proffit 50x giving small advances while they get the Technology Edge Advantages over all of us ‘the consumers’.

kotromanic

The moment the us and japan can replace the tsmc stuff, that moment the life insurance of taiwan runs out cause destroying the factorys there so china will not get them becomes viable for the us.

And that moment taiwan may be much more usefull as place to bleed china like russia in ukraine then a business asset.

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ShillHitTheFan

Is that all you wish for in life – to bleed someone? You evil POS

kotromanic

I said what might happen not what i wish for…. but nevermind.

Diamante

Taiwan has been concentrating on its semiconductor industry for the past 40 years, largely ignored by US. Japan’s memory chip industry was deliberately whacked by US to foster SKorea. While US Intel Corp killed off its own engineering capability and R&D for stock prices. Good luck partnering with US, they will steal your tech, stab you in the back, and make you the slave.

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Blek

Taiwan getting a reality check: “Oh uncle fucker, i thought we were friends!”

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JHK

You should about-face and face the jews, or you are a legitimate target of Operation Barbarossa, do you understand?

CHICKEN HAWK VICTORY IN IRAQ.

Forget it gimp,with what? soros jewnazi gay brigade,who the fuck do you think your kidding eh! China will fuck the usa no matter what (period) usa never had the guts to take china on and they do have more machinery and fabrication in chips know how than all you kweers ranting there is no future in x86,when nothing further is from the truth,example doubles your ram?

JHK

ok chicken hawk, how about more dead commie losers in the Araqi River?

JHK

Japan and All OG Axis need to start pumping that Green Liquid Hydrogen, InShahAllah(swt), Ameen.

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JHK

The Resurrection of OG Axis and Operation Barbarossa c/o Jesus Christ(as) of Nazareth.

CHICKEN HAWK VICTORY IN IRAQ.

Only russia has the balls to deal with evil,the rest are mearly part if not the satanic soros culted, mr fake,snake,fake jesus,liar off all truth assasin n ye phaedophile captain pope n roman crap!

JHK

InShahAllah(swt), byatch.

CHICKEN HAWK VICTORY IN IRAQ.

FAKE NEWS,USA ARE ON THE BACKFOOT,CHINA IS SMOKING THEM EVERYWHERE WITH X86!

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Kbm

Realize not going to stop China over Taiwan, Finally.

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CHICKEN HAWK VICTORY IN IRAQ.

usa cant even devcelop a proper 7nm chip as yet,what the fuck is this fake space x week?

mike

Meanwhile, in Russia… the most advanced homegrown CPU is an Elbrus. Made on 28 nm lithography which has been around for about 20 years in the west. Can’t even run Java apps. Full sized servers with mains power is about as powerful as a first gen iPhone from 2008.

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TomSawyer

Russia is a third world country ^^

Cult

Without Russia very few chips will get made as they are the main supplier for a lot of the raw materials

none

The key ingredient Neon, required to make chips are from Russia and Ukraine. =)

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bluebayeaux

These jokers don’t understand the chip business. It’s about the entire ecosystem and supply and demand. Just because you subsidize to get the highest resolution doesn’t mean that it is going to be cost effective and market viable. If it was as easy as throwing money at it, governments everywhere would already have tried doing so.

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Mark

The Chinese and Russian friendship is harder than diamond and sweeter than the expectation of the NATO member states because a friend in need is a friend indeed. China will supply all those military equipment that Russia needs.

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Mark

Russia should not leave one inch of land to the NAZIs in Ukraine until NATO member states leave Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Lithuania, Latvia, Taiwan and so many other countries that they have occupied illegally by direct occupation or through dirty pitchers like Israeli NAZIs.

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Mark

China should take Taiwan immediately and not wait for NATO permission.

rex

Good luck with that. You don’t have the slightest idea of how many technologies and complexity there is behind the semiconductor industry. And the costs are cosmic, this is why they focus on economies of scale and concentrate all of the production in few areas.

It would require at least 30 years for Japan and or US to get to the point where Taiwan is today. Even China hasn’t been able to build it from scratch and they have just been focusing ( by spending hundreds of billions ) on the infrastructure, while stealing thousands of engineers from Taiwan.

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Florian Geyer

I would like to be able to buy everyday items such as a basic car, fridge etc etc WITHOUT any chips. Chips are fine for advanced applications BUT they are not needed for people who are able to switch on an appliance or wind up a car window etc. :)

Having the ability, at great cost, for chips that control things I never want to use are a waste of resources.

jens holm

We have centralized several things too much. It goes for medicine as well. It has not to act as monopoly.

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Mark

China and Russia together have the upper hand on the whole world.

China should liberate Taiwan immediately from NAZIs and should not wait for NATO permission.

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Orlof

Does Russia have semiconductor and conductor companies?

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