Is the future more about chiplets rather than monolithic chips? Yervant Zorian, Fellow & Chief Architect from Synopsys, explains:
The limitations of monolithic chips: As technology advances, we’re reaching the limit of how much knowledge we can squeeze into a single chip. Chiplets, on the other hand, are smaller, more cost-effective, and yield better results.
The evolution of the chiplet industry: The real breakthrough will come when different vendors start offering their chiplets to the market, much like IPs. This will lead to a new ecosystem of chiplet providers and users, with ‘supermarkets’ of chiplets available for innovative designs.
The importance of interoperability: For this new chiplet industry to thrive, there needs to be interoperability not just functionally, but also in terms of the health of the overall system. This includes the reliability and availability of individual chiplets, as well as their communication with each other over their lifecycle.