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Silicon wafer suppliers see 8-inch foundry demand surge

Fabless IC vendors have been scrambling for foundry support

Eight-inch foundry quotes to rise up to 40% in 2021

Nov 24, 10:14

Pure-play foundries including Globalfoundries, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have raised their 8-inch foundry quotes by 10-15% in the fourth quarter, with the quotes set to rise by another 20-40% in 2021, according to industry sources.

Demand for 8-inch and smaller silicon wafers rebounds

Nov 24, 14:35

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer makers, mainly GlobalWafers, Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) and Wafer Works, have seen demand for 8-inch and smaller models sharply...

Tight ABF substrate supply pushing up prices, lead times

Nov 24, 12:18

Tight ABF substrate supply has not only pushed up prices by 30-40% but also prolonged delivery lead time to a maximum of three quarters, according to industry...

The 'curse' of chip scaling

Nov 24, 09:57

Moore's Law will continue to be embraced as sort of a faith when it becomes inapplicable, but chiplets will have a chance to become the mainstream in future IC...

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