7nm

February 1, 2019

Fast process access gets Moortec onto 7nm

Early access to tools for new processes is helping Moortec deliver IP to determine the real-time health of on-chip circuits.
August 28, 2018

GlobalFoundries stops 7nm work to focus on existing processes

GlobalFoundries has decided to put development of its 7nm process on the backburner and focus on its existing finFET and FD-SOI processes.
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July 3, 2018

Fusion improves timing say Synopsys users

Early-access customers talked about their experiences with the Synopsys Fusion-based flow in a panel session at the DAC.
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June 25, 2018

Node-variant FinFET tweaks try to improve cost, performance

Foundries have taken aim at standard-cell track height and design-rule tweaks to try to improve the area efficiency and performance of derivative finFET processes.
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June 21, 2018

Samsung couples EUV with DTCO for 7nm shrink

Samsung Electronics expects to increase savings on die area in the shift from its 10nm to 7nm node by applying both EUV for critical layers and several layout-focused process changes.
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May 22, 2018

IEDM 2018 aims to span quantum, neuromorphic and CMOS devices

IEDM has issued a call for papers for its 2018 conference, expecting to cover devices and circuit interactions in neuromorphic, quantum and conventional computing.
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May 4, 2018

7nm process with EUV to feature at VLSI

Samsung Electronics will describe at the upcoming VLSI Symposia how its engineers have applied EUV to a variety of layers in a 7nm finFET process.
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April 10, 2018

Cadence tunes Virtuoso for 5nm and SIP

Cadence Design Systems has made enhancements to its Virtuoso mixed-signal layout tool at both the system-level and nanometer-design levels for its 18.1 release.
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March 23, 2018

Layout schema generation speeds early-stage yield learning

LSG generates random design-like test vehicles to enable more detailed pre-ramp analysis for incoming nodes.
March 19, 2018

Xilinx plans reconfigurable compute for 7nm FPGA generation

Xilinx plans to make reconfigurable computing the focus of its upcoming generation of FPGAs, which will be made on a 7nm finFET process at TSMC and expected to start sampling next year.
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