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krisi
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re: Tower to move European IC processes to India, Brazil
krisi   11/17/2011 7:04:03 PM
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I was surpised to see that someone bothers transfering 1um CMOS process...if I recall properly that process was developed in late 80ies...still going strong after 30 years! Kris

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Peter Clarke   11/17/2011 4:24:29 PM
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This European entity has to be IMEC, right?

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Peter Clarke   11/17/2011 4:23:54 PM
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@sanjib In short YES...it is too optimistic

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Sanjib.A   11/17/2011 3:51:00 PM
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It is very encouraging to know that the Indian semiconductor market is estimated to grow to 100 billion in 2020. I think the semiconductor market in India was $6.5 billion in 2010 and is estimated to grow to $9.8 billion by 2012 (~50%). With this same growth rate, it might reach $50 billion by 2020. Is $100 billion not too optimistic?



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