Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
goafrit
User Rank
Author
re: Wafer prices declined in Q2, says GSA
goafrit   9/6/2010 11:41:10 AM
NO RATINGS
I will wait for two more quarters to see if this is a pattern or just an adjustment in supply/demand

yalanand
User Rank
Author
re: Wafer prices declined in Q2, says GSA
yalanand   9/4/2010 10:46:57 AM
NO RATINGS
So looking ahead what are the predictions. Will the prices of 300mm wafter inch up higher or will be softer because of double dip recession fears.

Peter Clarke
User Rank
Author
re: Wafer prices declined in Q2, says GSA
Peter Clarke   9/3/2010 3:53:40 PM
NO RATINGS
Demand for chips made on 200-mm wafers is clearly dropping faster than the manufacturing capacity is contracting, hence the falling wafer price. While on 300-mm wafers, which tends to be leading edge digital processes and where capacity is increasingly modestly at present, it would seem that demand is climbing at about the same pace. Nonetheless, on both wafer sizes, it looks like Q2 might represent a transition from an under supply of wafers and rising wafer prices to an oversupply situation. The next quarterly survey from GSA towards the end of the year should reveal what happened in Q3.

Kinnar
User Rank
Author
re: Wafer prices declined in Q2, says GSA
Kinnar   9/3/2010 12:01:36 PM
NO RATINGS
It shows somewhat strange results as 200nm production is reduced compared to 300nm productions are unchanged, this is somewhat unexpected outcome. Still it is good for the electronic product industries.



Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Radio
NEXT UPCOMING BROADCAST

What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.
Most Recent Comments
kteam
 
GeorgeJR0
 
Sheepdoll
 
sixscrews
 
perl_geek
 
GeorgeJR0
 
Dave1010101
 
Terry.Bollinger
 
Rick_Hille
Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
Linear Technology’s LT8330 and LT8331, two Low Quiescent ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
01:34
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
05:27
The LT8602 has two high voltage buck regulators with an ...
05:18
Silego Technology’s highly versatile Mixed-signal GreenPAK ...
The quality and reliability of Mill-Max's two-piece ...
01:34
Why the multicopter? It has every thing in it. 58 of ...
Security is important in all parts of the IoT chain, ...
Infineon explains their philosophy and why the multicopter ...
The LTC4282 Hot SwapTM controller allows a board to be ...
This video highlights the Zynq® UltraScale+™ MPSoC, and sho...
Homeowners may soon be able to store the energy generated ...
The LTC®6363 is a low power, low noise, fully differential ...
See the Virtex® UltraScale+™ FPGA with 32.75G backplane ...
Vincent Ching, applications engineer at Avago Technologies, ...
The LT®6375 is a unity-gain difference amplifier which ...
The LTC®4015 is a complete synchronous buck controller/ ...
10:35
The LTC®2983 measures a wide variety of temperature sensors ...
The LTC®3886 is a dual PolyPhase DC/DC synchronous ...