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Successful RF-SOI 2014 International Symposium Held in Shanghai

A very successful international workshop on RF-SOI was held in Shanghai earlier this fall.  Jointly organized by industry leaders, it br

MegaChips Buys SOI-MEMS Timing Leader SiTime

SOI-MEMS timing device leader SiTime Corporation is being acquired by MegaChips Corporation, a top 25 fabless semiconductor company based in Jap

Is China Interested in FD-SOI? You bet.

At the recent FD-SOI Forum in Shanghai, the IoT (Internet of Things) was the #1 topic in all the presentations. The event was sponsored by the

FD-SOI Front and Center at Very Successful Semicon Europa

An ST key ring sporting their new FD-SOI logo (Semicon Europa 2014) Yes, GlobalFoundries is hot on FD-SOI. Yes, Qualcomm’s interested in it

More FD-SOI myth-busting, courtesy semiwiki

In his recent piece, A couple of misconceptions about FD-SOI (3 September 2014), semiwiki blogger and IP expert Eric Esteve corrects some asserti

Engaging Kleinman (ex-GF/Xilinx) piece on LinkedIn Advocates for 28nm FD-SOI

A thoroughly engaging and amusing LinkedIn Pulse piece by Bruce Kleinman comes down firmly on the side of 28nm FD-SOI.  Entitled 28nm: Home Impr

The SOI Papers at VLSI ’14 (Part 2):

Last week we posted Part 1 of our round-up of SOI papers at the VLSI Symposia – which included the paper showing that 14nm FD-SOI should match

IBM Specialty Foundry Shipped Over 7 Billion RF-SOI Chips in Last 3 Years, Launches New RF-SOI Technology

  IBM Foundry Solutions announced a new SOI-based technology for RF called 7SW SOI. The company says it is designed for 30 percent be

Interview: Leti CEO Malier on the FD-SOI Breakthrough; Leti Days in Grenoble (24-26 June) & Semicon West

Some years back, European research giant CEA-Leti made a major commitment to support FD-SOI, partnering with STMicroelectronics, Soitec and IBM.

SiTime Enters Wearables, IoT Markets with 32 kHz SOI-MEMS

(Courtesy: SiTime) SiTime, which leverages SOI for high-performance MEMS timing solutions, has introduced what it says is the smallest, l