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FD-SOI: The Substrates Are Ready
Posted date : May 25, 2011

At the most recent SOI Consortium FD-SOI workshop, Soitec gave a presentation on FD-SOI substrate readiness. Here are some of the highlights. Th

ESD Protection for Advanced SOI
Posted date : May 4, 2011

Deeply scaled PD- and FD-SOI require new approaches to ESD protection.  Recent work from Stanford and GlobalFoundries on gate controlled FEDs sh

Photonics on the Move
Posted date : Apr 26, 2011

SOI is at the heart of silicon photonics. Here's an overview of past, present and future trends. The existence of Silicon Photonics owes much to

What Smart Stacking™ can do for you
Posted date : Apr 22, 2011

Transferring a processed (or partially processed) layer of circuits from one wafer onto another enables innovative new solutions for BSI, MEMS, R

Smart power saves power
Posted date : Apr 8, 2011

ST's newest SOI-based smart power technology delivers big reductions in power consumption in medical equipment, hybrid-electric-vehicle chargers

SOI for MEMS: A Promising Material
Posted date : Mar 25, 2011

A new Yole report highlights growth of SOI MEM S. Although MEMS technologies are not driven by CD shrinking as ICs, that does not mean MEMS do

SOI Demand Outlook
Posted date : Dec 13, 2010

VLSI projects that a critical mass of expertise will support a fast transition to SOI designs at 32nm. The semiconductor market recovery has hel

Wafers for Fully Depleted SOI Devices: Ready for Volume
Posted date : Dec 8, 2010

A technological tour-de-force, Soitec's wafers for FD SOI meet all the requirements At the 20 nm node, short channel effects and random

Right Timing
Posted date : Dec 8, 2010

ARM's verified the SOI SPICE models accuracy in its physical IP, helping designers to simulate their chips prior to tape-out as well as helping t

GaN’s Bright Future
Posted date : Dec 8, 2010

GaN-on-Si is moving towards becoming a cost-effective enabler for next-generation LED and power devices. During the past decade gallium nitride