Category Archive Design & Manufacturing

Incize: How to Get the Best Switch Performance with RF-SOI (CEO interview)
Posted date : May 12, 2020

With the CAGR for switches in cell-phone RF front-end modules running at >9% for the next five years, new players want to get in on the action

Synopsys IP for 22FDX Automotive – Why It Matters (Courtesy: D. Nenni, semiwiki)
Posted date : Mar 19, 2019

Daniel Nenni, CEO & Founder, SemiWiki.com Note to our readers: Semiwiki Founder Dan Nenni recently wrote an excellent piece on the import

Outstanding 28nm FD-SOI Chips Taped Out Through CMP
Posted date : Mar 12, 2018

ST Fellow Dr. Andreia Cathelin gave a terrific presentation at the recent CMP Annual Meeting. Now posted and freely available, Performance of Rec

FD-SOI in China – Foundries See Interest Mounting Fast
Posted date : Dec 11, 2017

The foundries sent their top guns to the FD-SOI Forums organized by the SOI Consortium and its members in Shanghai and Nanjing. This is a quick r

New Advanced NV Memory IP for FDSOI – Attopsemi Joins GF’s FDXcelerator Program
Posted date : Mar 29, 2017

There’s a new memory IP specialist on board for the FDSOI ecosystem. Attopsemi Technology has joined GlobalFoundries’ FDXcelerator™ Partner

NXP’s new i.MX 7ULP On 28nm FD-SOI – Yes! Industry’s Lowest Power General Purpose Applications Processor (part 1)
Posted date : Mar 24, 2017

They're calling it, “The most advanced, lowest power-consuming GPU-enabled MPU on the market.” It's NXP's new i.MX 7ULP general-purpose proce

Part 2: NXP’s new i.MX 7ULP – More on Why It’s On 28nm FD-SOI
Posted date : Mar 24, 2017

i.MX 7ULP (Courtesy: NXP) As you learned in Part 1 of this article, NXP is calling its new i.MX 7ULP general-purpose processor, “The mo

12nm FD-SOI on the Roadmap for H1/2019 Customer Tape-out! Says GloFo (While Giving 22FDX Ecosys a Great Boost)
Posted date : Sep 15, 2016

12nm FD-SOI has now officially joined the GlobalFoundries’ roadmap, targeting intelligent, connected systems and beating 14/16nm FinFET on perf

Why Dan Hutcheson/VLSIresearch, Inc. (finally!) Likes FD-SOI
Posted date : May 27, 2016

Dan Hutcheson, CEO of VLSIresearch, Inc. finally likes FD-SOI. That’s important, because he’s a really influential person in the chip world.

Why NXP’s i.MX 7 and 8 Applications Processors are Taking on IoT, Wearables, Automotive and Other Embedded Markets with 28nm FD-SOI [Part 2 of 2]
Posted date : Apr 7, 2016

By Ronald M. Martino, Vice President, i.MX Applications Processor and Advanced Technology Adoption, NXP Semiconductors At NXP, we’re very exci