Category Archive ASN #15

Conquering Convergence
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

ST looks at a hybrid FD-SOI/bulk approach to SOCs for multimedia. The heterogeneous nature of System-on-Chip (SOC) design for the next generati

Get the Picture
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

Hitachi’s latch-up-free, SOI-based chips enable new generations of compact medical ultrasound systems. Medical challenge Ultrasound systems

ETSOI Substrates: What We Needi
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

IBM’s roadmap to ETSOI – Extremely Thin Silicon on Insulator – calls for very thin, very flat SOI substrates. Here’s why. ETSOI transist

Smart Sense
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

UCL researchers leverage SOI in a powerful, affordable sensor design. Medical challenge In pharmacology, medical diagnostics or security app

Model Behavior
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

Leti has compact models ready for FD-SOI SPICE simulations. A critical link in the move to FD-SOI is the availability of robust compact models.

Using FD-SOI to Design Competitive Chips
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

FD-SOI solves challenges without complicating design and manufacturing. Designing a successful consumer-type IC requires a balanced combination

Fully Depleted (FD) SOI for the Next Generation
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

FD-SOI is making the move towards industrialization. In this issue of ASN, experts from IBM, ST, Hitachi, Leti and Soitec detail their approaches

The Moment Is Now
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

There’s no need to wait – Hitachi’s SOTB solution also benefits today’s mainstream low-power nodes. Hitachi’s Hybrid Silicon-On-Thin-B

The Next Big Thing
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

Leading equipment and materials suppliers have created the European 450mm Equipment and Materials Initiative – or EEMI 450, for short. The st

On the Leading Edge
Posted date : Jul 26, 2010

Key advances in transistor research start on SOI. SOI has always been the substrate of choice to explore new silicon device concepts and struct