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Leti Develops 22nm FD-SOI Local-strain Techniques to boost performance and lower power consumption

CEA-Leti announced it has developed two techniques to induce local strain in FD-SOI processes for next-generation FD-SOI circuits that will produ

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

The SOI Papers at VLSI ’14 (Part 1): Breakthroughs in 14nm FD-SOI, 10nm SOI-FinFETs

The VLSI Symposia – one on technology and one on circuits – are among the most influential in the semiconductor industry. Three hugely import

IEDM ’13 (Part 2): More SOI and Advanced Substrate Papers

SOI and other advanced substrates were the basis for dozens of excellent papers at IEDM '13.  Last week we covered the FD-SOI papers (click here

The FD-SOI Papers at IEDM ’13

FD-SOI was a hot topic at this year's IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) (www.ieee-iedm.org), the world’s showcase for the most

The IEEE S3S Conference Delivered Impressive Technical Content

A view of the Bay from Cannery row, Monterey, CA. The new IEEE S3S conference promised rich content, as it merged both The IEEE In

SOI – 3D Integration – Subthreshold Microelectronics: Register now for the IEEE S3S!

(Photo credit: 2013 Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa) Last May, we already let you know about the IEEE S3S conference, founded upon

GlobalFoundries On Cost vs. Performance for FD-SOI, Bulk and FinFET

According to Shigeru Shimauchi, Country Manager, GlobalFoundries Japan, for the same level of performance, the die cost for 28nm FD-SOI will be s

Which will hit the 14nm jackpot first: FD-SOI or FinFET? Gauntlet down. Race on.

STMicroelectronics CTO Jean-Marc Chery threw down the gauntlet when he told Electronics Weekly, “We must be ready with 14nm FD-SOI before anyon

Fully-Depleted SOI (and more) at VLSI (Kyoto): some knock-your-socks-off papers

Look for some breakthrough FD-SOI and other excellent SOI-based papers coming out of the 2013 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits in Kyoto (