Advanced CMOS/FinFET Fabrication

Advanced CMOS/FinFET Fabrication
by Semitracks Inc. on 03-04-2020 at 9:00 am

Semiconductor and integrated circuit developments continue to proceed at an incredible pace. For example, today’s microprocessor chips have one thousand times the processing power of those a decade ago. These challenges have been accomplished because of the integrated circuit industry’s ability to track something known… Read More


Semiconductor Fabrication Module Optimization

Semiconductor Fabrication Module Optimization
by Pawan Fangaria on 11-11-2013 at 9:00 am

The growing process integration complexity at each technology node has increased development time and cost, and this trend looks to continue. There is a looming risk of delivering unrepeatable critical unit processes (or process modules) that would require revisiting development and manufacturing requalification or in … Read More


Rapid Yield Optimization at 22nm Through Virtual Fab

Rapid Yield Optimization at 22nm Through Virtual Fab
by Pawan Fangaria on 09-09-2013 at 10:00 am

Remember? During DAC2013 I talked about a new kind of innovation: A Virtual Fabrication Platform, SEMulator3D, developed by COVENTOR. Now, to my pleasant surprise, there is something to report on the proven results from this platform. IBM, in association with COVENTOR, has successfully implemented a 3D Virtual Fabrication… Read More


Reshoring Semiconductor Manufacturing

Reshoring Semiconductor Manufacturing
by Paul McLellan on 06-06-2013 at 5:29 pm

So where in the world do you think semiconductor manufacturing is increasing the fastest? OK, Taiwan, that was pretty easy. But in second place, with over 20% of the world’s semiconductor equipment capital investment is the US. Growing faster than Europe, China, Japan and equal with Korea.

This was not the case half a dozen… Read More