A chip assembly machine is seen in the background of the Chinese flag in this photo illustration. Photo: Shutterstock
China pauses efforts on advanced chips as attention turns to mature nodes
  • Only TSMC, Samsung and Intel have stayed in the race below 10nm, so it makes sense for Chinese firms to focus resources on mature chip tech, say analysts
  • In recent years Chinese suppliers have made some progress in developing high-end photoresists, key materials used in the lithography process
30 Nov 2021 - 12:51PM