Wednesday 22 August 2018
TSMC 7nm, 5nm to enjoy strong demand for AI chips
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has landed new orders for mainly advanced AI solutions requiring its 7nm and 5nm process capacities in 2019, according to industry...
Friday 22 June 2018
TSMC likely to make Qualcomm 7nm Snapdragon chips
Speculation has been circulating that Qualcomm will return to TSMC for 7nm. Industry sources believe that the foundry with its 7nm FinFET process node will win back its major contract...
Friday 22 June 2018
TSMC ramping up 7nm chip production
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has started commercial production of chips built using 7nm process technology, according to company CEO CC Wei. The foundry is also...
Friday 9 February 2018
IC testing firm CHPT posts record EPS for 2017
IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) has reported net profits of NT$736 million (US$25.2 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$3.11 billion for 2017...
Tuesday 7 November 2017
Toppan gearing up support for migration to 7nm, 5nm
Toppan Printing is gearing up for its foundry customers' migration to 7nm process technology in 2018 and 5nm process in 2019, according to the Japan-based photomask vendor.
Friday 17 March 2017
Mentor Graphics announces further certification of design tools for TSMC 12FFC and 7nm processes
TSMC has certified its Calibre Platform (Calibre nmDRC, Calibre Multi-Patterning, Calibre nmLVS, Calibre YieldEnhancer with SmartFill, and Calibre xACT tools), as well as the Analog...
Tuesday 14 March 2017
Samsung to ramp 7nm in 2018
Samsung Electronics demonstrated its foundry technology roadmap at the China Semiconductor Technology International Conference (CSTIC) held in Shanghai on March 12 disclosing its...
Tuesday 14 March 2017
SMIC to enter 7nm R&D, says CEO
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is looking to start R&D for 7nm process technology later in 2017, according to company CEO and executive...
Thursday 9 March 2017
MediaTek sticking with TSMC for 7nm chips
Despite experiencing unsatisfactory yield rates for TSMC's 10nm process, MediaTek will continue to partner with the foundry to make its next-generation flagship mobile chips, according...
Friday 24 February 2017
TSMC on track to move 5nm to risk production in 1H19
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is on track to start risk production of 5nm chips in the first half of 2019, said company co-CEO Mark Liu at its annual supply chain...
Tuesday 3 January 2017
TSMC 7nm ready for customer tape-outs in 2Q17, says report
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has moved to qualify its more advanced 7nm FinFET technology, which will be ready for customer tape-outs in the second quarter of...
Wednesday 7 December 2016
Imec demos vertically stacked GAA silicon nanowire CMOS transistors
Nanoelectronics research center imec has reported for the first time the CMOS integration of vertically stacked gate-all-around (GAA) silicon nanowire MOSFETs. Key in the integration...
Friday 21 October 2016
Qualcomm to return to TSMC but not for 10nm, sources claim
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to win back its Qualcomm business with 7nm production, not 10nm, industry sources have claimed.
Friday 30 September 2016
Innovation to keep Moore's Law alive, says TSMC co-CEO
TSMC will continue to innovate to keep Moore's Law alive, and maintaining the company's technology leadership is always a fundamental strategy, said TSMC co-CEO Mark Liu at a recent...
Monday 26 September 2016
Cadence, TSMC advance 7nm FinFET designs for mobile and HPC platforms
Cadence Design Systems has announced several important deliveries in its collaboration with TSMC to advance 7nm FinFET designs for mobile and high-performance computing (HPC) platf...
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