2021-03-04 - IC Insights

Revenue per Wafer Climbs as Demand Surges for 5nm/7nm IC Processes

Despite high development costs, smaller nodes bring greater revenue per wafer...

2021-03-03 - IC Insights

TSMC Ranks in Top-10 For Capacity in Three Wafer Size Categories

New Global Wafer Capacity report shows top-10 installed capacity leaders in three different wafer size categories...

2021-03-02 - Don Scansen

ISSCC: Roadmap on 3D Interconnect Density

The common theme coming out of the chiplet forum at ISSCC was the need for a 3D interconnect density roadmap.

2021-02-25 - Don Scansen

ISSCC 2021: Focus on the SoCs

There were three papers with impact on SoC technology: one on AI vision, one on nanosheets, one looking at power…

2021-02-23 - George Leopold

Globalfoundries Seeks ‘Trusted’ DoD Fabs

With U.S. export-control certification in hand, the U.S. foundry looks to upgrade its most advanced facility as a DoD 'trusted'…

2021-02-22 - TrendForce

Blackouts Affects Samsung’s Texas-Based Line S2 Fab

Blackouts affecting Samsung’s Texas-based Line S2 Fab expected to impair 1-2% of global 12-inch wafer foundry capacity, says TrendForce…

2021-02-22 - Alan Patterson

Chipmakers Halt Production in Texas Amid Power Failure

Samsung, NXP and Infineon have stopped operations at chip fabs in Texas after a surprise cold wave caused power outages…

2021-02-19 - Don Scansen

ISSCC 2021: A Bright Foundry Future

At ISSCC, TSMC said it is getting high volume throughput with its EUV system on 5nm production, with a path…

2021-02-18 - Alan Patterson

TSMC Will Raise to Expand Capacity Amid Chip Shortages

TSMC said that it plans two sales of bonds that would raise about $9 billion to expand production, possibly helping…

2021-02-05 - IDC

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 5.4% in 2020

Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 5.4% in 2020 despite COVID-19 and further growth is forecast in 2021, according to IDC...