177 news items tagged EUV
Samsung reportedly places additional EUV equipment ordersWednesday 16 October 2019
Samsung Electronics has reportedly placed additional EUV equipment orders for its foundry operations.
TSMC 16nm production lead time stretchedMonday 14 October 2019
TSMC has already seen its 16nm chip supply fall short of demand, with longer delivery lead times, according to sources at IC design service companies.
TSMC EUV process delivering customer products to market in high volumeTuesday 8 October 2019
TSMC has announced that its 7nm EUV-based process technology, dubbed N7+, is delivering customer products to market in high volume.
AMD delays Ryzen 9 3950X launch due to unsatisfactory clock speeds, sources claimWednesday 25 September 2019
Unsatisfactory clock speeds are the cause of AMD delaying launch of its 16-core Ryzen 9 3950X processor, which has nothing to do with support from its foundry partner TSMC, according...
Entegris, Gudeng competing for EUV pod ordersMonday 23 September 2019
Entegris and Gudeng Precision Industrial, both of which have received ASML certification for their reticle pods for high-volume IC manufacturing using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography,...
TSMC to volume produce 5nm chips as early as March 2020Monday 23 September 2019
TSMC is expected to move its more advanced 5nm process technology to volume production as early as March, according to industry sources.
China DRAM startup CXMT sticks to operating as IDMFriday 20 September 2019
China's DRAM startup ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) will operate as an IDM and start volume production of 8GbDDR4 and LPDDR4 by the end of 2019 as scheduled, according to Ping...
Intel stepping up EUV equipment, material purchasesFriday 20 September 2019
Intel has started placing equipment and materials orders for EUV fabrication processes since August, and is stepping up its pace of orders, according to industry sources.
TSMC capex likely to reach US$12.5 billionMonday 9 September 2019
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see its capex this year reach around US$12.5 billion to satisfy robust chip demand in the 5G era, according to industry...
Huawei to unveil 5G SoC built using 7nm EUV processFriday 6 September 2019
Huawei is to unveil its latest mobile processor, the Kirin 990, at a product event at IFA 2019 tradefair.
Samsung EUV process reportedly facing hurdlesFriday 23 August 2019
Speculation has started circulating in the chipmaking industry that Samsung's 7nm EUV manufacturing yield rates are still lower than expected and may interrupt production for Qualcomm's...
TSMC to see revenues surge in 2020Wednesday 21 August 2019
Growing chip demand for 5G- and AIoT-related applications will boost TSMC's revenues for 2020, which are expected to climb over 10% on year, according to industry sources.
MediaTek 5G SoC on track; Qualcomm faces 7nm EUV yield issues at Samsung, sources sayTuesday 20 August 2019
Unsatisfactory yield rates at Samsung's 7nm EUV process may affect production for the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 7250 mobile SoC, but MediaTek's development of 5G chips, with support...
Gudeng revenues hike over 50% in JulyTuesday 13 August 2019
Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer specializing in mask solution products and wafer handling equipment, saw its revenues climb...
TSMC gearing up for another semiconductor supercycleMonday 12 August 2019
The global semiconductor market is set to enter a dynamic new phase of growth, as the era of 5G network looms around the corner. TSMC, the world's largest pure-play foundry, is also...
TSMC steps up investment in EUV processesMonday 22 July 2019
Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is stepping up the construction of its new factory site in Tainan, southern Taiwan, while its application to set...
TSMC to enter new growth phase in 5G eraFriday 19 July 2019
Foundry chipmaker TSMC is looking to enter a new phase of growth when 5G commercialization kicks off, market observers believe.
Japan export control to have limited impact on Samsung foundry bizWednesday 17 July 2019
Japan's tighter export control on photoresists and two other critical materials used in South Korea's high-tech sector are unlikely to benefit TSMC much given the relatively small...
TSMC 2H19 performance hinges mostly on new iPhones salesThursday 11 July 2019
TSMC's better-than-expected revenues for second-quarter 2019 in defiance of some operational hiccups may have come as a confidence boost, but a spate of variables may affect the pure-play...
Cadence tools certified for Samsung 5LPE processWednesday 10 July 2019
Cadence Design Systems has announced that its digital full flow has achieved certification for the Samsung Foundry 5nm low-power early (5LPE) process with extreme ultraviolet (EUV)...
TSMC extending tech lead over peers in 5G era, defying pricing threatsMonday 8 July 2019
TSMC is widely expected to adjust downward its revenue and profit guidance for 2019 at its upcoming investor conference set for July 18 due to recent operational hiccups. But the...
What is behind Nvidia switch from TSMC to Samsung?Thursday 4 July 2019
Nvidia has decided to choose Samsung Electronics over TSMC for producing next-generation GPUs in 2020 on 7nm EUV (extreme ultraviolet) node despite Samsung's yield rates for the process...
DRAM vendors gearing up for transition to EUV processThursday 20 June 2019
Samsung Electronics plans to enter volume production of DRAM chips built using 1znm process incorporating extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography technology later in 2019, with SK Hynix...
Nvidia to adopt Samsung 7nm EUV process in next-gen GPU productionWednesday 5 June 2019
Nvidia's Ampere GPUs slated for launch in 2020 will be manufactured using Samsung's 7nm EUV process technology, according to market sources.
TSMC already starts N7+ volume production, says CEOFriday 24 May 2019
TSMC has aleady started volume production of chips built using 7nm N7+ technology, the foundry's first process node with EUV lithography, according to the pure-play foundry.