A smartphone showing the logo of YMTC is seen in front of a website detailing its Xtacking architecture.  Photo: Shutterstock
A smartphone showing the logo of YMTC is seen in front of a website detailing its Xtacking architecture. Photo: Shutterstock

Tech war: China’s top memory chip maker YMTC to test the limits of innovation under US restrictions

  • Chinese chip expert Wei Shaojun said the US has ‘weaponized [chip design] tools and advanced chipmaking tools’, forcing a shift to mature technologies
  • YMTC may even postpone construction of its second wafer fab in Wuhan due to disruptions to its procurement supply chain, according to a source

A smartphone showing the logo of YMTC is seen in front of a website detailing its Xtacking architecture.  Photo: Shutterstock
A smartphone showing the logo of YMTC is seen in front of a website detailing its Xtacking architecture. Photo: Shutterstock
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