What Caused the Global Chip Shortage? It Was Complexity.

Dec. 29, 2021
This video from NXP outlines the factors exacerbating the global chip shortage and why the road to recovery is a long one.

Manufacturing chips is a complex and time-consuming process, with many intricate steps involved. The route a single chip takesfrom the front-end of the fab to the back-end, including wafer test, assembly, and final testshows why ramping up production or adding capacity is easier said than done.

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