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Wafer Leaders Extend Basis for Global SOI Supply

Posted by on October 10, 2012
In ASN #20, Editor's Blog, In & Around Our Industry
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It’s a bright green light from the world leaders in SOI wafer capacity. Soitec, the world leader in SOI wafer production, and long-time partner Shin-Etsu Handatai (SEH), the world’s biggest producer of silicon wafers, have extended their licensing agreement and expanded their technology cooperation. SEH is a $12.7 billion company, supplying over 20% of the […]

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FDSOI Processes are Cost Competitive with Bulk

Posted by (IC Knowledge LLC) on October 19, 2011
In ASN #18, News & Viewpoints, SOI In Action
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A new study compares processes for the 20/22nm generation at a typical foundry. Silicon On Insulator (SOI) has been in use for state-of-the-art integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing since IBM first championed the technology in the mid-nineties. SOI offers process technologists the option of reducing power or improving performance for a given process node. As process […]

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SOI at IEDM 2010

Posted on January 24, 2011
In Paperlinks
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The 2010 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) was held December 6-8, 2010 in San Francisco. The IEDM continues to be the world’s premier venue for presenting the latest breakthroughs and the broadest and best technical information in electronic device technologies. Here are summaries of key papers referencing work on SOI or other advanced substrates. […]

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