The metal has done sterling service for 20 years but the time is approaching to find a replacement for copper as problems with parasitics continue to build up, work presented at last month’s IEDM shows. But it's not an obvious switch.
TSMC is using its growing experience with EUV lithography to fill in sub-nodes between its major releases as it prepares to extend finFET technology to the forthcoming N3 process.
DTCO and 3D integration will dominate scaling in the coming decade, TSMC chief scientist Philip Wong claimed in his keynote at DAC on Monday
IEDM late last year showed how MRAM is being prepared for both FD-SOI and advanced finFET nodes.
GlobalFoundries and TSMC have called off their legal battle with a wide-ranging patent cross-licensing deal.
Different forms of heterogeneous integration take center stage at the IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM) in December this year.
GlobalFoundries is calling for imports of chips fabbed by TSMC into the US and Germany in multiple actions based on a list of 16 patents.
AMD used Calibre with optimisations implemented for cloud support to slash runtimes on high-end server processor designs.
Large-scale MCMs and novel device architectures bookend the papers on machine learning at VLSI Symposia in an event that will also cover chiplet integration and other topics.
Mentor's technical conference will take place on May 2 at the Santa Clara Marriott and feature more than 45 user and vendor presentations.
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