Chipmakers make smooth shift to copper

The semiconductor industry is in the midst of a massive technological change, converting to mass-producing chips with copper, rather than aluminium, wires. The weird part: Almost no one seems to be having major problems. Copper, which conducts electricity better than aluminium, gives designers an avenue to break through looming physical barriers that could prevent further boosts in chip performance

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