News tagged ‘semiconductor’

Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012

Globalfoundries Achieves Full Independence on its Third Anniversary

Globalfoundries Achieves Full Independence on its Third Anniversary

Globalfoundries has become an independent foundry company on its third anniversary. The Abu Dhabi-based tech consortium Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) has acquired AMD's remaining minority stake in Globalfoundries to become its sole owner.

Thursday, 2 Feb 2012

Molybdenite - the New Semiconductor Material?

Molybdenite - the New Semiconductor Material?

Researchers from Switzerland have reportedly discovered a way to use molybdenite to make semiconductor transistors that are free of silicon, the traditional material used in semiconductors. Molybdenite is touted as an alternative material to overcome the miniaturization limits of silicon.

Thursday, 27 Oct 2011

TSMC 28nm Technology in Volume Production

TSMC 28nm Technology in Volume Production

TSMC announced that its 28nm process is in volume production and production wafers have been shipped to customers. TSMC is the first foundry to provide such capabilities.

Thursday, 8 Sep 2011

IBM and 3M to Develop Adhesives to Build Stacks of Semiconductors

IBM and 3M to Develop Adhesives to Build Stacks of Semiconductors

Glue and stack them high! IBM and 3M have joined forces to create a special glue with a goal to bond entire wafers into densely stacked silicon "towers".

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