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World’s New Fastest Supercomputer? That’s FinFETs-on-SOI in Action.

The CPUs in Summit, the world's new fastest supercomputer are built on 14nm FinFET-on-SOI technology. Yes, those IBM Power9 CPUs are fabbed by Gl

GlobalFoundries and Synopsys Streamline the Move to 22nm FD-SOI

By: Tamer Ragheb, Digital Design Methodology Technical Manager at GlobalFoundries and Josefina Hobbs, Senior Manager of Strategic Alliances, Syn

Chipworks cites SOI in major IBM innovations (EETimes)

Citing SOI in the Power family of high-performance processors, Chipworks concludes that IBM is a major source of chip innovation. In a recent EET

IBM’s Watson Gets Smarter, Helps Doctors

IBM's Watson supercomputer, which is based on SOI, has a new job in medical training. IBM announced that the team of researchers that created W

PCMag’s Michael Miller called IBM’s 22nm SOI Power8 “the most fascinating” of the high-end processors

PCMag’s Michael Miller called IBM’s 22nm SOI Power8 “the most fascinating” of the high-end processors. Reporting on this year's Hot Chips

AMD has made two new 32nm SOI-based product announcements: the 2013 Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit codenamed “Richland” and the AMD FX-9590

AMD has made two new 32nm SOI-based product announcements: The 2013 Elite A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for desktops, codenamed

More Good FD-SOI News from DATE Conference – ST, Leti, Mentor, CMP

At the recent DATE Conference in Grenoble (DATE is like DAC, but in Europe, alternating yearly between Grenoble and Dresden), STMicroelectronics,

ST’s Cesana Further Explains FD-SOI Biasing & More in On-line Discussions and LinkedIn Groups

The YouTube video Introduction to FD-SOI by STMicroelectronics and ST-Ericsson has generated enormous coverage in the press as well as in-depth d

The multi-core CPU in Nintendo’s new Wii U is fabbed by IBM on 45nm SOI

As noted in ASN last year, the multi-core CPU in Nintendo's new Wii U, which hit the shelves in November 2012, is fabbed by IBM on 45nm SOI.

AMD Bulldozer Architecture Leverages 32nm SOI

With performance, efficiency, and power optimization as top priorities, AMD’s innovative Bulldozer architecture is built on 32nm SOI. As of th