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...

TSMC Starts to Build Fab 18: 5 nm, Volume Production in Early 2020

Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

TSMC Starts to Build Fab 18: 5 nm, Volume Production in Early 2020 TSMC last week held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Fab 18 phase 1 production facility. The fab will produce chips using TSMC’s 5 nm process starting from early 2020. When all three...

Samsung Starts Mass Production of Chips Using 10nm Low Power Plus (10LPP) Process Tech

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Samsung Starts Mass Production of Chips Using 10nm Low Power Plus (10LPP) Process Tech Samsung Foundry on Wednesday revealed that it has started mass production of SoC products using its second generation 10 nm Low Power Plus (10LPP) fabrication technology. The new manufacturing process will...