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2009-11-12 11:55:00

BOSTON, Massuchessetts, November 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium, aimed at accelerating silicon-on-insulator (SOI) innovation into broad markets, announced today that Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq: MENT) has joined the worldwide organization. Mentor is a global leader in electronic hardware and software design solutions. As an active member and a leader in design enablement, Mentor will expand EDA tool and methodology support for SOI technology. This engagement...

2009-10-21 09:58:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium today announced the results of a silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and bulk FinFETs comparison study conducted by the organization with the support of some of its key members. The study has evaluated performance, process variability, and cost differences between FinFETs fabricated with junction isolation on bulk silicon wafers, and FinFETs fabricated on SOI wafers. The analysis shows that fabrication on bulk and SOI...

2009-10-13 08:59:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium today announced an initiative to deliver a silicon on insulator (SOI) educational event in conjunction with ARM TechCon3 to help the electronics industry reap the benefits of SOI. Responding to the industry's need for education in this area, the SOI Design Clinic will provide IC designers and engineering management with a technical understanding of significant differences between designing on SOI versus bulk...

2009-09-28 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hector Ruiz, chairman of GlobalFoundries, a new semiconductor company, will discuss his firm's investment in U.S. manufacturing facilities to create U.S. jobs during the economic downturn when many companies are moving operations overseas at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 5, in the Zenger Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W., Washington, DC. (Logo:...

2009-07-22 05:00:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium (http://www.soiconsortium.org/) today announced the launch of SOI Simply Greener, an initiative encouraging broader application of the energy saving benefits of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology by the electronics industry. Semiconductor chips manufactured on SOI instead of traditional bulk silicon can realize energy savings of 30% or more when designed with the same feature size at equivalent performance....

2009-06-17 08:00:00

BOSTON, Massachusetts, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The SOI Industry Consortium, an international group aimed at accelerating broad adoption of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) materials technology across semiconductor markets, announced today that it is reinforcing its academic and research support with the additions of three prestigious universities at the forefront of SOI applied research. Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley and Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan have all...

2009-06-10 14:00:00

Anchor Tenant Will Build the World's Most Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility: Benefiting from Ideal Land Conditions, Significant Water Supply and Shovel Ready Infrastructure SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Luther Forest Technology Campus Economic Development Corporation (LFTC) today announced the sale of 223 acres of land to GLOBALFOUNDRIES for the construction of Fab 2, with property remaining to build two additional fabs to meet future demand. This is the first...

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2009-04-22 13:06:15

First quarter losses increased significantly for Advanced Micro Devices, as demand and prices for its microprocessors slumped and charges for the biggest restructuring in the company's 40-year history showed an effect, The Associated Press reported. However, Wall Street had originally projected worse. After the market closed Tuesday, AMD reported a $416 million, or 66 cents per share, loss in the opening three months of the year. But analysts said the loss would have been 62 cents per share...

2009-04-16 05:00:00

IBM, Chartered, GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Infineon, Samsung and STMicroelectronics Expand Technology Agreements EAST FISHKILL, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a move that signals a firm and ongoing commitment to advanced semiconductor technology leadership, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHRT and SGX-ST: Chartered), GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Infineon Technologies (FSE/NYSE: IFX), Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd., and STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) have defined...

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2009-04-09 14:25:00

A newly formed US chip making firm is set to invest billions of dollars in new projects and upgrades in the midst of a struggling global economy. Founded on March 2, GlobalFoundries has connections to Advanced Micro Devices (AMD). Its operations consist of from a fabrication plant based in Dresden, Germany, known as Fab 36 and Fab 38 individually when it was still part of AMD. Each module is capable of producing 25000 wafers per month. The company plans to spend $2.7 billion on upgrades to...


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