SMIC: 14nm FinFET in Risk Production; China's First FinFET Line To Contribute Revenue by Late 2019

Friday, August 16th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

SMIC: 14nm FinFET in Risk Production; China's First FinFET Line To Contribute Revenue by Late 2019 SMIC, the largest contract maker of semiconductors in China, announced this month that it would start commercial production of chips using its 14 nm FinFET manufacturing technology by the...

GlobalFoundries Sells Off Photomask Assets to Toppan

Thursday, August 15th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries Sells Off Photomask Assets to Toppan Following its decision to focus on specialized process technologies last August, GlobalFoundries has been consolidating its assets as well as selling off businesses and facilities that are not essential for its current strategy. To that end, this week...

Samsung’s Aggressive EUV Plans: 6nm Production in H2, 5nm & 4nm On Track

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Samsung’s Aggressive EUV Plans: 6nm Production in H2, 5nm & 4nm On Track Samsung Foundry formally started to produce chips using its 7LPP (7 nm low power plus) fabrication process last October and has not slowdown development of its manufacturing technologies since then. The company...

TSMC Announces Performance-Enhanced 7nm & 5nm Process Technologies

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC Announces Performance-Enhanced 7nm & 5nm Process Technologies TSMC has quietly introduced a performance-enhanced version of its 7 nm DUV (N7) and 5 nm EUV (N5) manufacturing process. The company’s N7P and N5P technologies are designed for customers that need to make then 7 nm...

TSMC: 3nm EUV Development Progress Going Well, Early Customers Engaged

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC: 3nm EUV Development Progress Going Well, Early Customers Engaged Development of new fabrication technologies never stops at leading-edge companies such as TSMC. Therefore, it is not surprising to hear the annoucement that development of TSMC’s 3nm node is well underway, something the company publicly...

Samsung’s 5nm EUV Technology Gets Closer: Tools by Cadence & Synopsys Certified

Monday, July 8th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Samsung’s 5nm EUV Technology Gets Closer: Tools by Cadence & Synopsys Certified Samsung Foundry has certified full flow tools from Cadence and Synopsys for its 5LPE (5 nm low-power early) process technology that uses extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV). Full flow design tools are required by...

Synopsys to Accelerate Samsung’s 7nm Ramp with Yield Explorer Platform

Thursday, July 4th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Synopsys to Accelerate Samsung’s 7nm Ramp with Yield Explorer Platform Synopsys has announced an acceleration of development on its yield learning platform designed to speed up ramp up of chips made using Samsung Foundry’s 7LPP (7 nm low power plus) process and newser technologies. The...