Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
Jim.Wieser
User Rank
Author
re: 450-mm brings confusion to supply chain
Jim.Wieser   2/2/2011 6:05:21 PM
NO RATINGS
I had heard there is an intermediate wafer size between 300mm and 450mm which is MORE cost effective than going to 450mm. Do any of the equipment manufacturers have comment on this?

Jim.Wieser
User Rank
Author
re: 450-mm brings confusion to supply chain
Jim.Wieser   2/2/2011 6:00:55 PM
NO RATINGS
I had heard there was an "intermediate" wafer size between 300 and 450mm which is more cost effective from an equipment and infrastructure point of view. It would still provide a path for reduced $$/mm2 and in a more manageable way. Comments from the equipment industry?

SiFarmer (Ret.)
User Rank
Author
re: 450-mm brings confusion to supply chain
SiFarmer (Ret.)   2/2/2011 5:37:13 PM
NO RATINGS
C'mon guys? How many people think the wafer size is unlimited. What's next? A 1 meter wafer?!? I predict Dr. Moore's Law will soon continue along other tracks than wafer size. You heard it here first! :)

David Jimenez
User Rank
Author
re: 450-mm brings confusion to supply chain
David Jimenez   2/2/2011 5:21:30 PM
NO RATINGS
It will be interesting to see the responses we get from our 5th annual process technology survey (currently underway at http://www.wwk.com/2011survey.pdf). The responses from the previous 4 surveys on 450mm manufacturing indicated more than 6 years out (39% responded never), more than 6 years out (56% responded never), beyond 2015(17% responded never), and beyond 2017(38% responded never).

mark.lapedus
User Rank
Author
re: 450-mm brings confusion to supply chain
mark.lapedus   2/2/2011 4:54:24 PM
NO RATINGS
Is the industry going down the wrong path with 450-mm?

<<   <   Page 2 / 2


Most Recent Comments
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

ESC Minneapolis 2015 Sneak Peek! Baking Pis in Africa
Max Maxfield
Post a comment
One of the great things about my job is that so many interesting people get to meet me I get to meet so many interesting people (LOL). For example, I just received an email from Kurtis ...

Bernard Cole

A Book For All Reasons
Bernard Cole
1 Comment
Robert Oshana's recent book "Software Engineering for Embedded Systems (Newnes/Elsevier)," written and edited with Mark Kraeling, is a 'book for all reasons.' At almost 1,200 pages, it ...

Martin Rowe

Leonard Nimoy, We'll Miss you
Martin Rowe
5 comments
Like many of you, I was saddened to hear the news of Leonard Nimoy's death. His Star Trek character Mr. Spock was an inspiration to many of us who entered technical fields.

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
16 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Special Video Section
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...
General-purpose DACs have applications in instrumentation, ...
Linear Technology demonstrates its latest measurement ...
10:29
Demos from Maxim Integrated at Electronica 2014 show ...
Bosch CEO Stefan Finkbeiner shows off latest combo and ...
STMicroelectronics demoed this simple gesture control ...
Keysight shows you what signals lurk in real-time at 510MHz ...
TE Connectivity's clear-plastic, full-size model car shows ...
Why culture makes Linear Tech a winner.
Recently formed Architects of Modern Power consortium ...
Specially modified Corvette C7 Stingray responds to ex Indy ...
Avago’s ACPL-K30T is the first solid-state driver qualified ...
NXP launches its line of multi-gate, multifunction, ...
Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
EE Times Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe will interview EMC engineer Kenneth Wyatt.
Flash Poll