finFET

April 15, 2014

Common Platform foundry alliance to be wound down

But some research and process collaboration is set to continue in the background as Samsung, GlobalFoundries and IBM chart their own priorities.
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December 16, 2013

Qualcomm’s take on preserving Moore’s Law economics

Industry-wide innovation is required to make scaling cost-effective at 7nm, says Qualcomm's VP of Technology. Time for a fat, cholesterol and MSG-free diet.
November 20, 2013

FinFETs’ III-V future promises sub-7nm, RF and opto CMOS

FinFETs for 7nm and below processes will be able to integrate high-mobility III-V materials despite being built on silicon processes, thanks to recent work by imec.
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November 13, 2013

TSMC succession plan emphasizes stability

TSMC stays the course with new co-CEOs as Morris Chang retains executive leadership for now while finFET, 3D and other new technologies settle in.
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October 1, 2013

TSMC 16nm finFET, Ge 20nm p-finFET set for IEDM

TSMC 16nm finFET process and efforts to increase p-finFET mobility using germanium to be detailed at December's International Electron Devices Meeting.
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July 9, 2013

Xilinx tapes out for first of 20nm-generation FPGAs

Xilinx aims to be first of the FPGA makers to produce 20nm devices, expecting to move to production samples for some products by the end of the year.
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June 10, 2013

Altera outlines process roadmap for ‘Gen 10′ FPGAs

Altera has disclosed a number of the features that will make it into the top end of its upcoming 'Generation 10' family of FPGAs.
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June 7, 2013

FinFET shift could drive analog automation as layout effects bite

The arrival of the finFET brings with it simulation and physical restrictions that might lead teams to resort to layout automation to get the job done.
June 5, 2013

FinFET processes demand delicate tradeoffs for mobile SoCs – GlobalFoundries process architect

The increasing use of graphics in mobile SoCs means that finFET processes need to be optimised for density and power - as well as early availability at low risk.
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June 3, 2013

CMOS “good for another century,” says father of finFET

CMOS approaches are likely to underpin electronics for the next century, according to Chenming Hu, father of the finFET
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