Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: Report: Taiwan approves TSMC 450-mm fab plan
resistion   7/2/2012 4:05:22 AM
NO RATINGS
It seems TSMC has tied 450 mm and 14 nm rollout together. It is very risky, since Samsung will be going ahead from 20 nm to 14 nm without going to 450 mm, just like Intel.

the_floating_ gate
User Rank
Rookie
re: Report: Taiwan approves TSMC 450-mm fab plan
the_floating_ gate   6/13/2012 3:40:54 AM
NO RATINGS
It is insane to have this high level of advanced silicon manufacturing concentrated on this island - nuts - completely nuts.

resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: Report: Taiwan approves TSMC 450-mm fab plan
resistion   6/12/2012 2:58:11 AM
NO RATINGS
No payback even by 2019 doesn't make sense. Also looks like just one fab with no contingency.



EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Glen Chenier

Engineers Solve Analog/Digital Problem, Invent Creative Expletives
Glen Chenier
4 comments
An analog engineer and a digital engineer join forces, use their respective skills, and pull a few bunnies out of a hat to troubleshoot a system with which they are completely unfamiliar. ...

Max Maxfield

What's the Best Traveling Toolkit?
Max Maxfield
23 comments
A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer

Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
10 comments
A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

Larry Desjardin

Engineers Should Study Finance: 5 Reasons Why
Larry Desjardin
42 comments
I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

Top Comments of the Week
Flash Poll
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

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