TSMC Details 5 nm Process Tech: Aggressive Scaling, But Thin Power and Performance Gains

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC Details 5 nm Process Tech: Aggressive Scaling, But Thin Power and Performance Gains At a special event last week, TSMC announced the first details about its 5 nm manufacturing technology that it plans to use sometime in 2020. CLN5 will be the company’s second...

TSMC Kicks Off Volume Production of 7nm Chips

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC Kicks Off Volume Production of 7nm Chips TSMC last week announced that it had started high volume production (HVM) of chips using their first-gen 7 nm (CLN7FF) process technology. The contract maker of semiconductors says it has over a dozen of customers with tens...

Change of Strategy: A New GlobalFoundries CEO in Dr. Thomas Caulfield

Thursday, March 15th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Change of Strategy: A New GlobalFoundries CEO in Dr. Thomas Caulfield In a surprising move, GlobalFoundries has announced that its CEO is stepping down. Sanjay Jha, who lead the world’s second largest foundry for four years, was in the past week was replaced by Dr....

Samsung Preps to Build Another Multi-Billion Dollar Memory Fab Near Pyeongtaek

Thursday, March 1st, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Samsung Preps to Build Another Multi-Billion Dollar Memory Fab Near Pyeongtaek Samsung has begun preparations to build another semiconductor production facility near Pyeongtaek, South Korea. The fab will produce various types of memory as the market demands, and if unofficial information is correct, the new...

The GlobalFoundries Fab 8 Tour and a Junior Editor's Thoughts

Thursday, February 8th, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

The GlobalFoundries Fab 8 Tour and a Junior Editor's Thoughts For those who haven’t noticed the anti-contaminant “bunny suit” pictures floating around Ian's Twitter page, this past weekend Ian and I took part in a tour of GlobalFoundries Fab 8 in Malta, New York. Joining...