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London Calling: Intel Israel lobbies to get 10-nm node

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krisi
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re: London Calling: Intel Israel lobbies to get 10-nm node
krisi   2/19/2013 4:05:00 PM
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They probably give every node to a different country to keep everyone happy...who gets 7nm?

resistion
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re: London Calling: Intel Israel lobbies to get 10-nm node
resistion   2/20/2013 12:03:10 AM
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So what is the story of 14 nm at Ireland now? The last we heard is workers were sent home with worries. What now?

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re: London Calling: Intel Israel lobbies to get 10-nm node
geekmaster   2/20/2013 6:42:36 PM
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My understanding is that about 80% of equipment of 22nm node is re-usable for 14nm. So I would consider any fabs with 22nm to be good candidates for 14nm. To upgrade Ireland from 65nm is a huge investment. Maybe it is better to build a new fab there instead. Israel is at 28nm but the fab is about 5 years old. How many tools can they use for 14nm or even 10nm? This involves also retrofit of cleanroom.

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Peter Clarke   2/21/2013 3:17:09 PM
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For the introduction of P1272 14-nm at Leixlip, building a new fab module is effectively what Intel did. The stripped the old fab back to a bare dirty shell of a building taking out the waffle flooring, etc.

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