GlobalFoundries and Synopsys Develop Automotive-Grade IP for 22FDX Process Tech

Friday, February 22nd, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries and Synopsys Develop Automotive-Grade IP for 22FDX Process Tech GloalFoundries and Synopsys announced this week that they have jointly developed a portfolio of automotive-gade IP solutions for GF’s 22FDX process technology. The various IP blocks are designed for automotive AEC-Q100 Grade 1 temperatures and...

TSMC’s Fab 14B Photoresist Material Incident: $550 Million in Lost Revenue

Thursday, February 21st, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC’s Fab 14B Photoresist Material Incident: $550 Million in Lost Revenue TSMC on Friday revealed more details regarding an incident with a photoresist material at its Fab 14B earlier this year. The contaminated chemical damaged wafers on TSMC’s 12 nm and 16 nm lines, and...

Intel Submits Ireland Fab Expansion Plan: $8 Billion Price Tag, With a 4 Year Lead Time

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Intel Submits Ireland Fab Expansion Plan: $8 Billion Price Tag, With a 4 Year Lead Time Intel has submitted a proposal to Irish authorities for the expansion of its manufacturing site near Leixlip. According to the plans, Intel is exploring the construction of a brand-new...

SMIC To Start 14nm Mass Production in H1 2019

Friday, February 8th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

SMIC To Start 14nm Mass Production in H1 2019 Reports have emerged this week that SMIC, the largest foundry in China, is set to start mass production using its in-house developed 14 nm FinFET manufacturing technology in the first half of this year. Notably, this...

GlobalFoundries to Sell 0-mm Fab 3E to Vanguard, Exits MEMS Business

Friday, February 1st, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries to Sell 0-mm Fab 3E to Vanguard, Exits MEMS Business GlobalFoundries said on Thursday that it had agreed to sell its Fab 3E in Singapore to Vanguard International Semiconductor Corp. (VIS) and would exit MEMS business by the end of the year. Customers that...

Intel Considers $11 Billion Fab in Israel

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Intel Considers $11 Billion Fab in Israel Late last year Intel announced massive plans to increase its global chip production capacities by upgrading, expanding, and equipping four of its fabs. As it turns out, the company is not going to stop there and is considering...

TSMC Chip Yields Hit By Bad Chemical Batch

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC Chip Yields Hit By Bad Chemical Batch TSMC on Monday said that some of the wafers it has processed recently have lower yields because of a chemical it uses during production. The company began investigation and is in talks with affected customers, thought to include...