Category Archive ASN #3

CELLs Multiply
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

IBM, Sony/SCEI and Toshiba are actively encouraging the proliferation of CELL applications   The most celebrated of Cell applicati

SOI in Japan: Full Circle
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

SOI got its start in Japan. Now in a raft of new applications, its home again   Japan’s NTT launched the worldwide SOI revolution 27 yea

Xbox® 360 Debuts New Gaming Generation
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

Microsoft’s custom PowerPC chip by IBM is based on SOI   Microsoft’s Xbox 360, which is expected to fly out of the stores this holiday

Fab Floor Tip: Running SOI in RTP
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

A quick guide to successful rapid thermal processing of SOI wafers Some engineers have indicated that they encounter challenges when running SOI

Dawn of a New Age of Chip Technology
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

Following a long and distinguished career at Sony and Hitachi, an industry visionary reflects on what's to come   For about the past four

Achieving High Throughput Inspection of Multiple SOI Wafers
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

Historically, chipmakers conducting incoming quality control (IQC) on SOI wafers used for advanced logic devices are challenged in inspecting the

Soitec and SEZ Collaborate to Speed Industrialization of sSOI
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

Joint effort focuses on perfecting the wet-etch process used to optimize and speed germanium removal during sSOI volume production   Soite

NIST Nanowire Transistors on SOI
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

New design simplifies processing and on/off switching Using SOI as the substrate, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technol

MIRAI-ASET Working on SGOI and GeOI
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

3,1 times greater hole-mobility observed in ultra-thin GeOI   MIRAI-ASET, a government-sponsored Japanese research consortium, has been wo

Soitec President Elected to SEMI Board
Posted date : Dec 7, 2005

Auberton-Hervé joins other prominent industry leaders in representing the interests of material suppliers and equipment manufacturers