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ST White Paper Excerpts: Planar Fully-Depleted Silicon Technology to Design Competitive SOCs at 28nm and Beyond
Posted date : Apr 24, 2012

STMicroelectronics recently issued a major white paper detailing the choice of FD-SOI for consumer SOCs at 28nm and beyond. This article excerpts

Chenming Hu: SOI Can Empower New Transistors to 10nm and beyond
Posted date : Apr 23, 2012

FinFET and FD-SOI transistors look different but share a common principal that allows MOSFETs to be scalable to 10nm gate length. The good, old

Soitec: Wafer Roadmap for Fully Depleted Planar and 3D/FinFET
Posted date : Apr 20, 2012

Soitec wafers for FD bridge the planar gap between 28nm and 14nm, then accelerate and simplify the move to 3D architectures. (Courtesy: Soi

Interview With ST-Ericsson’s Chief Chip Architect: SOCs on 28nm FD-SOI – When, Why and How
Posted date : Apr 6, 2012

Louis Tannyeres, Principal Fellow, Chief Chip Architect and head of System Silicon Development at ST-Ericsson. ST-Ericsson's Chief Chip Archite

Considerations for Bulk CMOS to FD-SOI Design Porting – Key Excerpts
Posted date : Dec 5, 2011

The latest white paper from SOI Consortium members is loaded with technical information. The full paper is available on the website. Here are som

AMD Bulldozer Architecture Leverages 32nm SOI
Posted date : Nov 24, 2011

With performance, efficiency, and power optimization as top priorities, AMD’s innovative Bulldozer architecture is built on 32nm SOI. As of th

Charting the Way for Porting SOCs to FD-SOI
Posted date : Nov 24, 2011

Members of the SOI Consortium have released a major white paper addressing the porting of SOC designs from bulk to FD-SOI. SOC designers face a

ST: FD-SOI for Competitive SOCs at 28nm and Beyond
Posted date : Nov 18, 2011

STMicroelectronics sees its flavor of planar FD-SOI as an excellent response to the complex needs of mobile multimedia chips. The multi-function

SOI Luminaries Earn Top IEEE Honors
Posted date : Nov 11, 2011

The IEEE is once again giving two of its most prestigious awards to some of the SOI and advanced substrate industry's leading figures. There are

Bulk logic designs for mobile apps port directly to FD-SOI
Posted date : Nov 4, 2011

Bulk logic designs can be ported directly to FD-SOI for high-performing, low-power mobile apps. Fully-depleted (FD)-SOI is a potential alternati