Category Archives: Wafer and Foundries

Pure-Play Semiconductor Foundry Growth Is At <40nm Process Nodes

September 20, 2017, anysilicon

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IC Insights has just released its September Update to The McClean Report.  This 32-page Updateincludes a detailed look at the pure-play foundry market and an analysis of the historical DRAM price-per-bit trends.  Shown below is an excerpt from the Update that examines the IC technology trends in the pure-play foundry market.
 
In 2017, the 7% increase

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES and VeriSilicon To Enable Single-Chip Solution for Next-Gen IoT Networks

July 31, 2017, anysilicon

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GLOBALFOUNDRIES and VeriSilicon today announced a collaboration to deliver the industry’s first single-chip IoT solution for next-generation Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. Leveraging GF’s 22FDX® FD-SOI technology, the companies plan to develop intellectual property that could enable a complete cellular modem module on a single chip, including integrated baseband,

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Faraday Introduces UrLib+™ Add-on Library on UMC 40LP Process

May 17, 2017, anysilicon

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Faraday Technology Corporation (TWSE: 3035), a leading ASIC design service and IP provider, today introduced its new UrLib+™ add-on library for the third-party library on UMC 40LP process technology. UrLib+ is a library package, featuring extra sets of cells for optimized PPA (Power/Performance/Area), yield controllability, clock tree noise reduction, robust

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Semiconductor Technology Node History and Roadmap

May 16, 2017, anysilicon

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65nm, 28nm, 10nm, 7nm… If you follow Intel’s processors or Xilinx’s FPGAs, you have probably heard about the term semiconductor process node. Semiconductor foundries are investing billions of dollars to make the newest technology node available to the market.
 
Traditionally, the technology (process) node indicated to the transistor’s gate

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Samsung May Become World’s Largest Semiconductor Supplier in 2Q17

May 01, 2017, anysilicon

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After nearly a quarter of a century, the semiconductor industry could see a new #1 supplier in 2Q17. If memory market prices continue to hold or increase through 2Q17 and the balance of this year, Samsung could charge into the top spot and displace Intel, which has held the #1 ranking

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The Wafer Quiz – By AnySilicon

April 18, 2017, anysilicon

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