TSMC: 7nm Now Biggest Share of Revenue

Thursday, January 17th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC: 7nm Now Biggest Share of Revenue As process node technology gets ever more complex, it costs big dollars to develop and then building chips on the process is also a very costly process. The big foundries often have many process nodes running in parallel...

Israeli Parliament Approves Intel Fab 28 Expansion Grant

Saturday, December 29th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Israeli Parliament Approves Intel Fab 28 Expansion Grant The Finance Committee in Israeli parliament this week approved a grant to Intel to expand its Fab 28 production facility in Kiryat Gat. The decision confirms that Intel’s expansion of its factory had been approved by local...

Intel to Expand Production Capacities at Multiple Fabs

Thursday, December 20th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Intel to Expand Production Capacities at Multiple Fabs Intel this week reiterated plans to expand its production capacities in a bid to more quickly respond to increased demand. In the coming years the company intends to increase production of chips at three existing facilities and...

Intel: EUV-Enabled 7nm Process Tech is on Track

Friday, December 7th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Intel: EUV-Enabled 7nm Process Tech is on Track Originally planned to enter mass production in the second half of 2016, Intel’s 10 nm process technology is still barely used by the company today. Currently the process is used to produce just a handful of CPUs, ahead...

GlobalFoundries and Chinese Authorities Reconsider Plans

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries and Chinese Authorities Reconsider Plans Because of its renewed focus on specialized process technologies and competition, GlobalFoundries has opted to reconsider its plans concerning its Fab 11 located near Chengdu, China. Rather than offer mature bulk fabrication technologies, the manufacturing facility will focus on...

GlobalFoundries Establishes Avera Semiconductor: a Custom Chip Company

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries Establishes Avera Semiconductor: a Custom Chip Company GlobalFoundries this week announced that it has spun off its ASIC Solutions division, establishing Avera Semiconductor, a wholly owned subsidiary that will help fabless chip developers to design their products. Avera will work closely with GlobalFoundries' customers...

Samsung Starts Mass Production of Chips Using Its 7nm EUV Process Tech

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Samsung Starts Mass Production of Chips Using Its 7nm EUV Process Tech Samsung Foundry on Wednesday said that it had started production of chips using its 7LPP manufacturing technology that uses extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) for select layers. The new fabrication process will enable Samsung...