Breaking News
Comments
Oldest First | Newest First | Threaded View
Page 1 / 2   >   >>
resistion
User Rank
Manager
An's being generous to EUV
resistion   10/9/2013 8:02:08 AM
NO RATINGS
I watched/listened to a video interview in the past year given by Debra Vogler, in that interview An gave enough reasons to show why EUV is basically "out there" forever, saving my efforts. Dragging N10 and N7 nodes to a decade or longer, is "out there" forever.

resistion
User Rank
Manager
LOCSOI
resistion   10/9/2013 5:47:26 PM
NO RATINGS
7 nm shows LOCSOI - is that local SOI?

AKH0
User Rank
Freelancer
14nm FDSOI
AKH0   10/9/2013 7:00:57 PM
NO RATINGS
To be clear, IMEC never really worked on 14nm FDSOI. This was developed by IBM-ST-Leti alliance. So, it really doen't mean anything if its is shown on IMEC's roadmap or not.

resistion
User Rank
Manager
memory part
resistion   10/9/2013 10:29:41 PM
NO RATINGS
For the memory portion, I was a bit surprised that there was not more focus on vertical NAND or future vertical 3D-NVM. That technology has just recently been announced, while FinFETs have been around much longer.

Also, why so much focus on STT-MRAM? They should know it is quite a fragile device. More fragile than a transistor at leading edge. The read is not 100% non-destructive, for the spec that is expected (quadrillion times).

resistion
User Rank
Manager
Re: An's being generous to EUV
resistion   10/9/2013 10:55:44 PM
NO RATINGS
"Immersion systems may need 22 masks at 10nm, up from ten at 28nm, essentially using costly triple patterning in a handful of layers and double patterning at all others. EUV could cut that down to ten masks at 10nm, researchers estimate."

So, again confirming, essentially just one node (10 nm) for EUV single patterning. Same situation faced 157 nm, with far less drastic infrastructure changes required.

rick merritt
User Rank
Blogger
Re: LOCSOI
rick merritt   10/10/2013 3:49:14 AM
NO RATINGS
@Resistion" Good question, but I don't have a good answer. I'l ask An to weigh in

rick merritt
User Rank
Blogger
Re: An's being generous to EUV
rick merritt   10/10/2013 3:50:13 AM
NO RATINGS
Note: IMEC sees EUV helping reduce double and triple patterning at 7nm, too, but not eliminating it

rick merritt
User Rank
Blogger
Re: memory part
rick merritt   10/10/2013 3:51:26 AM
NO RATINGS
@Resistion: I did not go into a welath of material An presented about flash including the move to 3-D structures. But that info is implicit in the two memory foils if you look closely.

rick merritt
User Rank
Blogger
DSA
rick merritt   10/10/2013 3:52:56 AM
NO RATINGS
I nelgected to note IMEC's CTO told me in the last year one of the programs that got the most ramping up at IMEC was on direct self assembly which they now show in their road map as having a significant role at 5nm helping beyond what EUV can/cannot do.

resistion
User Rank
Manager
Re: memory part
resistion   10/10/2013 4:56:48 AM
NO RATINGS
Ok, I see 3D-SONOS, but STT still seems to be more all over the place. Of course worth looking at, but I think they're starting late.

Page 1 / 2   >   >>


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

MSGEQ7-Based DIY Audio Spectrum Analyzer: Testing
Max Maxfield
13 comments
In my previous column on this topic, we discussed the step-by-step construction of the first pass at a MSGEQ7-based DIY audio spectrum analyzer for use in my BADASS Display project. Of ...

Karen Field

June 2014 Cartoon Caption Winner
Karen Field
13 comments
Congratulations to "Wnderer" for submitting the winning caption for our June cartoon, after much heated conversation by our judges, given the plethora of great entries.

Jeremy Cook

Inspection Rejection: Why More Is Less in a Vision System
Jeremy Cook
3 comments
Albert Einstein has been quoted as saying, "Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler." I would never claim to have his level of insight -- or such an awesome head of ...

Jeremy Cook

Machine Fixes That Made Me Go 'DUH!'
Jeremy Cook
21 comments
As you can see in my bio at the end of this article, I work as a manufacturing engineer. One of my favorite things that happens on a Friday late in the afternoon is to hear my phone ring ...

Top Comments of the Week
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)