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TSMC Announces Volume Production of 28-nm High Performance Compact Process

TSMC Announces Volume Production of 28-nm High Performance Compact Process

TSMC today announced its 28-nanometer High Performance Compact (28HPC) process is in volume production, making it the most power- and cost-efficient solution among all 28-nanometer technologies in the foundry segment. The achievement of this milestone demonstrates TSMC's commitment to providing industry-leading technology for customers looking to tap power and performance benefits in cost-effective SoC designs. [More]
FormFactor Launches MEMS-Based NAND Flash Memory Probe Card

FormFactor Launches MEMS-Based NAND Flash Memory Probe Card

FormFactor, Inc. today announced the introduction of its Vector™ NAND Flash Memory probe card, a novel MEMS-based probe card designed to test cost-sensitive NAND Flash devices. [More]
World’s Largest DNA Origami Created

World’s Largest DNA Origami Created

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Duke University and the University of Copenhagen have created the world’s largest DNA origami, which are nanoscale constructions with applications ranging from biomedical research to nanoelectronics. [More]
SMIC Launches 38nm NAND Process Technology

SMIC Launches 38nm NAND Process Technology

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC";) announced the readiness of 38nm NAND Flash process technology, making it the only foundry to manufacture NAND products for its customers. [More]
SRC Honors MIT and Stanford Professors for Nanoscale Chip-Related Research

SRC Honors MIT and Stanford Professors for Nanoscale Chip-Related Research

Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world's leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, has recognized professors from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Stanford University with distinguished awards for chip-related research and education. The awards were presented Sept. 8 at SRC’s annual TECHCON conference in Austin, Texas. [More]
Atomically Flat Phosphorus Holds Promise for Nano-Electronic Applications

Atomically Flat Phosphorus Holds Promise for Nano-Electronic Applications

Defects damage the ideal properties of many two-dimensional materials, like carbon-based graphene. Phosphorus just shrugs. [More]
Toshiba and SanDisk Begin Production in Second Phase of Fab 5 with 15nm NAND Flash Memory Process Technology

Toshiba and SanDisk Begin Production in Second Phase of Fab 5 with 15nm NAND Flash Memory Process Technology

Toshiba Corporation and SanDisk Corporation today celebrated the opening of the second phase of the No. 5 semiconductor fabrication facility (Fab 5) and the start of construction of the new No. 2 fabrication facility (Fab 2) at Yokkaichi Operations, Toshiba’s NAND Flash memory plant in Mie prefecture, Japan. [More]

QuickLogic ArcticLink 3 S2 Ultra-Low Power Sensor Hub Leverages GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 65nm Process Technology

QuickLogic Corporation, the innovator of ultra-low power programmable Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), and GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a leading provider of advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, today announc... [More]
Working OTP Bit Cells Demonstrated by Sidense in TSMC 16nm FinFET Technology

Working OTP Bit Cells Demonstrated by Sidense in TSMC 16nm FinFET Technology

Sidense Corp., a leading developer of non-volatile memory OTP IP cores, today announced that it successfully demonstrated read and write capability for its 1T-OTP bit-cell architecture on test silicon fabricated in a 16nm CMOS FinFET process. [More]
TSMC Employs Cadence Solutions to Speed Up 16nm FinFET Library Characterization Cycle

TSMC Employs Cadence Solutions to Speed Up 16nm FinFET Library Characterization Cycle

Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that TSMC has adopted Cadence® solutions for 16nm FinFET library characterization. Developed in collaboration between Cadence and TSMC, the library characterization tool setting is available to TSMC customers for download on TSMC-Online. [More]