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...

ASML to Ship 30 EUV Scanners in 2019: Faster EUV Tools Coming

Monday, January 28th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

ASML to Ship 30 EUV Scanners in 2019: Faster EUV Tools Coming ASML said last week that it planned to ship 30 extreme ultraviolet scanners in 2019, up significantly from 2018. The plan is not surprising, as demand for EUV lithography tools is rising and semiconductors...

ASML, Carl Zeiss, and Nikon to Settle Legal Disputes Over Immersion Lithography

Saturday, January 26th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

ASML, Carl Zeiss, and Nikon to Settle Legal Disputes Over Immersion Lithography Embroiled for some time now in legal disputes concerning immersion lithography, ASML, Carl Zeiss, and Nikon, this week signed a memorandum of understanding relating to a plan to once again settle those disputes...

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...