Tag Archive silicon-on-insulator

Design Highlights: ST-Ericsson’s 28nm FD-SOI SmartPhone/Tablet Chip
Posted date : Jan 21, 2013

Just Posted: FD-SOI video & white paper. Just as this blog was going online, ST-Ericsson posted an excellent, in-depth white paper; and i

ST-Ericsson’s 28nm FD-SOI SmartPhone/Tablet Chip at Vegas – a Great Start to 2013
Posted date : Jan 14, 2013

What a great start to 2013: at CES in Las Vegas, ST-Ericsson announced the NovaThor™ L8580 ModAp, “the world’s fastest and lowest-power int

STMicroeletronics announced its 28nm FD-SOI Technology is ready for manufacturing in its leading-edge Crolles fab
Posted date : Dec 12, 2012

STMicroeletronics announced its 28nm FD-SOI Technology is ready for manufacturing in its leading-edge Crolles fab.  At the SOI Consortium FD Sym

A spokesperson for the newly-named Novati Technologies fab in Austin, TX says that in addition to silicon, they will be supporting various substrates including: SOI, quartz, glass, etc
Posted date : Dec 10, 2012

A spokesperson for the newly-named Novati Technologies fab in Austin, TX says that in addition to silicon, they will be supporting various substr

The Paul Scherrer Institute reports that they have achieved strained silicon nanowires with the highest strain ever
Posted date : Dec 4, 2012

(Graphics: Paul Scherrer Institut/ R. Minamisawa) Starting on SOI, the Paul Scherrer Institute reports in Nature that they have achieved stra

TowerJazz saw “a large amount of SOI design activity” in 2012
Posted date : Dec 4, 2012

The CEO of TowerJazz recently told analysts that in 2012, the company saw “a large amount of SOI design activity”, which he says will fuel re

Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology have developed a nanophotonic motion sensor
Posted date : Dec 4, 2012

Taking a new approach to SOI-MEMS, researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology have developed a nanophotonic motion sen

The multi-core CPU in Nintendo’s new Wii U is fabbed by IBM on 45nm SOI
Posted date : Dec 4, 2012

As noted in ASN last year, the multi-core CPU in Nintendo's new Wii U, which hit the shelves in November 2012, is fabbed by IBM on 45nm SOI.

Want Silicon Proof? Check Out the Fully-Depleted Tech Symposium During SF/IEDM
Posted date : Dec 4, 2012

If you want to cut through the noise surrounding the choices for 28nm and beyond, an excellent place to start is the SOI Consortium's Fully Deple