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LFoundry launches several technology enhancement projects in R&D and innovations

September 16, 2012

LFoundry, a semiconductor foundry specialist based in Landshut, Germany, and in Rousset, France, launches several technology enhancement projects in R&D and innovations.

ROUSSET, FRANCE (PRWEB) September 17, 2012

Thanks to the materialization of several large-scale projects, LFoundry plans to invest a total EUR 25 million in R&D and innovation projects over the next three years.

These investments will allow LFoundry to give its customers access to new technologies and to bring them an industrially efficient partnership for their developments. Latest technology results include:

  •     The availability of LF110 PDK (Process Design Kit), a key milestone for the production of semiconductors in its 110nm Aluminum process with an optional 90nm Flash and image sensor technology. The PDK was released in May 2012 and early stage MPW (multi project wafer) are running in the line. The development for a further module release with RF options is running well.
  •     LFoundry has been participating in the IMPROVE project (Implementing Manufacturing science solutions to increase equiPment pROductiVity and fab performance), which was amongst the “Best Project Award” finalists, under the European Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development, FP5, FP6 and FP7.The implementation of applicable findings have been started.

“These achievements demonstrate the efficiency of LFoundry R&D teams who will play a central role in the company´s future development”, said Gerhard Spitzlsperger, LFoundry CTO.

About LFoundry

LFoundry is a leading analogue / mixed signal and specialized silicon foundry with advanced 200mm manufacturing in Europe and a wafer capacity of about 20,000 wafers/month. Based in Landshut, Germany and Rousset, France, LFoundry is focused on providing access to the most advanced analogue manufacturing service with innovative extensions, a strong emphasis on flexibility and customer partnership. LFoundry is supporting technologies down to 110nm and a large portfolio of process-proven libraries, IP, design tools and reference flows. http://www.lfoundry.com


Contact:

Jean-Pierre Delesse, President, LFoundry Rousset, contact(at)lfoundry(dot)com,

Tel: +33 420 103000

Michael Hoesl, VP Sales & Marketing, LFoundry Landshut

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