Out in Front
Friday 29 March 2024
TSMC plans A14 process manufacturing in Kaohsiung, say sources
TSMC has revised its new fab project in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, by adding two more phases of expansion for 1.4nm (A14) process manufacturing, according to sources at fab tool...
Monday 26 February 2024
How will Samsung respond to Intel's entry into 1.4nm race?
Eyeing AI business opportunities, Intel has announced its plans to launch the 1.4nm process by 2027. This reflects the company's ambitious goal of transitioning into an AI semiconductor...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
TSMC unlikely to adopt High-NA EUV for 2nm, A14 processes
TSMC has not placed orders for high-numerical aperture (High-NA) extreme ultraviolet (EUV) tools and is unlikely to use the technology in 2nm and 1.4nm (A14) process manufacturing,...
Thursday 25 January 2024
Apple to obtain initial 2nm capacity from TSMC, sources say
TSMC, which only increases production capacity in response to significant customer orders, has recently established a production expansion strategy aimed at attaining 2nm GAA. Apple...
Wednesday 27 December 2023
TSMC's 5-year production plan in Taiwan covers 2nm, sub-2nm
TSMC has tentatively set its production plan in Taiwan from 2024 to 2029, covering 2nm that will primarily take place at its new fabs in Baoshan in northern Taiwan and Kaohsiung in...
Friday 27 October 2023
Samsung plans to increase GAA lead with 1.4nm mass production in 2027
It's reported that Samsung Electronics is looking to widen its lead in Gate-All-Around (GAA) platform. The plan is to increase the number of nanosheets from three to four starting...
Monday 24 July 2023
Semiconductor equipment giants expanding investments in Taiwan to better serve TSMC ecosystem
TSMC's latest development roadmaps show its advanced manufacturing process technology will remain rooted in Taiwan, with not only its 2nm chip plant already under construction in...
Monday 3 July 2023
Samsung set to commercialize 2nm chips in 2025, 1.4nm by 2027
Samsung Electronics has disclosed its latest advanced process development roadmap at the just-ended 2023 Samsung Foundry Forum, with plans to mass produce 2nm chips by 2025 and commercialize...
Monday 26 December 2022
Technology roadmap of logic IC manufacturing


Tuesday 4 October 2022
Samsung plans 1.4nm for 2027 while polishing up 3D packaging technology
At the annual Samsung Foundry Forum held in San Jose, California on October 3, Samsung announced its plan to introduce the 2nm process in 2025, and 1.4nm process in 2027. In light...
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