September 20, 2012

GlobalFoundries to go with finFETs at 14nm

GlobalFoundries has confirmed its 14nm process as the one that will see the foundry introduced finFET-based transistors, claiming that its approach is optimized for mobile devices
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June 12, 2012

Doping gives finFETs threshold control

You want finFETs with different threshold voltages on the same SoC? Forget what the FD-SOI guys tell you: it's possible. At least with a certain amount of performance loss, say IBM and GlobalFoundries.
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June 11, 2012

FD-SOI to get foundry push in ST deal

A deal between GlobalFoundries and STMicroelectronics has answered the question as to where ICs based on an FD-SOI process can be made, and not just for ST.
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June 5, 2012

DAC2012: Collaboration key to success at 20nm

Foundries can’t hand down design rules on tablets of stone any more - success at 20nm will take close collaboration with customers and tool vendors
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June 4, 2012

DAC 2012: Google your way to DFM

The Silicon Integration Initiative (Si2) is targeting the end of the year for release 2.0 of its OpenDFM standard, which will include support for DRC+ and make it possible to build search engines for yield.
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June 1, 2012

DAC 2012: STMicro, Cadence, GlobalFoundries in 20nm AMS claims

The troops will be out in force next week to claim progress on 20nm AMS design flows that take manufacturability into account.


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