10 µm process

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The 10 µm process refers to the level of semiconductor process technology that was reached around 1971–1972 timeframe by the leading semiconductor companies,[1] like Intel.

Products featuring 10 µm manufacturing process[edit]

  • Intel 4004 CPU launched in 1971 was manufactured using this process.
  • Intel 8008 CPU launched in 1972 was manufactured using this process.


  1. ^ Mueller, S (2006-07-21). "Microprocessors from 1971 to the Present". informIT. Retrieved 2012-05-11. 

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Preceded by
Semiconductor device fabrication processes Succeeded by
3 µm process