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7|30|2015 TORONTO — Panasonic (Osaka, Japan) and Imec (Leuven, Belgium) recently announced they fabricated a 40nm TaOx-based technology with precise filament ...

7|30|2015 NEW YORK — NXP Semiconductors' financial results for the second quarter of 2015 (announced July 30), highlighted $1.506 billion in revenue, a 12% ...

7|31|2015 PORTLAND, Ore.--Today as much as 44 percent of the solar spectrum--the infrared (IR)--goes right through semiconductor solar cells based on silicon (Si), cadmium ...

7|28|2015 LONDON — Intel Corp. and Micron Technology Inc. have launched a new class of non-volatile memory that they have called 3D Xpoint and which the companies ...

7|31|2015 SEATTLE - US-based motion control company Delta Tau Data Systems (DT) is about to become part of the much larger Omron Corporation of Japan. The two have entered ...

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Re: Globalfoundries Laounches Own FDSOI Processes: Sang Kim First, according to my "device physics" your baseline device that has a gate length(channel length) of 24nm requires channel thickness of 6nm, not 7nm in order to avoid punch-through. The channel length is determined by source to drain length, not by the spacer to spacer length unless the spacer to spacer is is the same as the source to drain length, but it is not likely.  At what tech nodes they(?) use "shallow but relatively heavily doped S/D extension"? The next node to 28nm bulk is 22nm bulk. The 22nm bulk was not manufactured because unable to suppress leakage currents at the bulk 22nm node due to short channel effects. Therefore, the 28nm bulk wasn't scalable to 22nm, thus ended at the 28nm node. That is why Intel developed and manufactured FinFET at 22nm to suppress leakage currents. The FinFET on-currents come from the very long periphery region. Therefore, LDD is unnecessary at any node. The beauty of FinFET is that as long as fin width at the bottom of the fin is equal to or smaller than the gate length, Lg or channel length, the leakage currents are suppressed. That is why Intel 14nm FinFETs are volume manufactured over two years and TSMC 16nm FinFET will be manufactured in 2016 or next year but no bulk at any node yet except at 28nm node.It...
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