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Chip Experts Cautiously Optimistic

TSMC sees fast defect declines at 20, 16nm
4/10/2014 06:55 PM EDT
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lidation
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Re: No love, no clarity
lidation   4/11/2014 3:33:42 AM
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I highly doubt SMIC would be at 28nm any time soon.

ScottenJ
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ScottenJ   4/11/2014 3:14:18 AM
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FDSOI is a really interesting technology for low power but doesn't have enough support amoung device manufacturers to be anything more than a niche. I ran through the math in an article posted here: https://www.semiwiki.com/forum/content/3128-soi-future-flop.html I don't see it representing more than 5% of leading edge logic.

450mm is likely pushed out until after 2020 to around 2023.

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Re: No love, no clarity
resistion   4/10/2014 8:30:53 PM
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True panic will ensue when SMIC gets to 28 nm before Intel's 14 nm really ramps. It's not a remote possibility.

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rick merritt   4/10/2014 7:46:22 PM
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I'm not hearing the love on FD SOI or any clarity in 450mm wafers.

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