TSMC gets government approval for 2-nanometer chip plant


Taiwan’s environmental regulator has given Apple supplier TSMC permission to build its most advanced processor facility yet, producing 2-nanometer chips from 2023. Processor manufacturer TSMC is reportedly already planning 3-nanometer chips for the 2022 ” iPhone 14 ,” and Apple has bought out its entire capacity . Now, though, the company is to begin construction on a new plant in Hsinchu, Taiwan, which will produce 2-nanometer processors.According to Nikkei Asia , Taiwan’s Environmental Review Committee has approved TSMC’s proposal . The plan now is for construction of the building to begin in early 2022, with equipment being installed by 2023. Read more…
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