IBM unveils 2 nanometre chip tech for faster computing

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Bengaluru: Tech giant IBM on Thursday unveiled the world's first 2-nanonmetre (nm) chipmaking technology.It is projected to achieve 45 per cent higher performance, or 75 per cent lower energy use, than today's most advanced 7 nm node chips.The company's new 2 nm chip technology helps advance the state-of-the-art in the semiconductor industry, addressing this growing demand."The IBM innovation reflected in this new 2 nm chip is essential to the entire semiconductor and IT industry," Dario Gil, SVP and Director of IBM Research, said in a statement."It is the product of IBM's approach of taking on hard tech challenges and a demonstration of how breakthroughs can result from sustained investments and a collaborative R&D ecosystem approach," Gil added.The potential benefits of these advanced 2 nm chips could include quadrupling cell phone battery...