Category Archive ASN #4

Can You Afford Not to Use SOI?
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

A new Semico Research study estimates the impact of SOI on the bottom line. As semiconductor process technologies move down the n

SOI By Design
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

The widening availability of tools and services is good news for designers in the fabless/foundry arena considering the move to SO

Expert Advice
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

Michael Gruver, Program Manager, IBM Engineering & Technology Solutions, gives his perspective on foundry custo

Via Technologies Extends Range of Ultra-Low Voltage x86 Processors
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

Fabless Via leverages IBM’s 90nm SOI process. A leader in the fabless world, Via Technologies has launched its new, fanless

More Power to You
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

Philips is building more and more high voltage/power products on SOI. Here’s why. Since the 1990’s, Philips has been and

Benchmarking SOI vs. Bulk Defectivity Levels
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

Monitoring defects using low thresholds is key to manufacturing yield. For inspecting SOI wafers,

Chirac Awards Innovation Prize to Soitec
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

During an Elysée ceremony, the French president cited the company’s international growth and empl

IEEE/EDS Accolades for SOI Innovators
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

Top honors go to advanced substrate pioneers – again. For the second year in a row, the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) gav

IBM + SOI Yield More Honors
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

Company received top White House medal and SI Fab of the Year. Recently, IBM has been lining up awards for technology leadership

What’s After Silicon?
Posted date : Apr 6, 2006

For each technology node, those in the substrate world have to be ready with options years in