Whitepaper : The True Costs of Process Node Migration

Whitepaper : The True Costs of Process Node Migration
by Mitch Heins on 08-09-2017 at 12:00 pm

Image RemovedMentor, A Siemens Business, just released a new white paper entitled, “The True Costs of Process Node Migration” written by John Ferguson. This is a good quick read that highlights some of the key areas that are often over looked when contemplating a shift of process nodes for your next design.

When considering a shift… Read More


Want 10nm Wafers? That’ll Cost You

Want 10nm Wafers? That’ll Cost You
by Paul McLellan on 02-10-2013 at 9:01 pm

Image RemovedAs you know, I’ve been a bit of a bear about what is happening to wafer costs at 20nm and below. At the Common Platform Technology Forum last week there were a number of people talking about this in presentations and at Harvey Jones’s “fireside chat”.

At the press lunch I asked about this. There… Read More


No EUV before 7nm?

No EUV before 7nm?
by Paul McLellan on 02-07-2013 at 1:31 pm

Image RemovedI was at the Common Platform Technology Forum this week. One of the most interesting sessions is IBM’s Gary Patton giving an overview of the state of semiconductor fabrication. Then, at lunchtime, he is one of the people that the press can question. In this post, I’m going to focus on Extreme Ultra-Violet… Read More