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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...

2009-07-22 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....

2009-07-13 11:09:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) and other engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today its strategy for solving technology challenges in the growing wafer-level 3D integration market with a family of proven processes and engineered substrates. The company has the combination of core technology know-how in wafer bonding and stacking, manufacturing...

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...

2009-06-15 11:42:00

BERNIN, France, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today that its 300mm ultra-thin SOI (UTSOI) wafer platform is qualified and ready to support fully depleted (FD) device applications scheduled on the industry's CMOS roadmaps for 22nm and beyond. Soitec introduced its 300mm UTSOI wafer platform, fabricated using the company's patented Smart Cut(TM) technology, at...

2009-05-13 12:59:00

ST and Soitec cooperation will lead to backside-illumination (BSI) product manufacturing for mobile consumer markets GRENOBLE, France, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), one of the world's leading semiconductor companies and a world leader in CMOS imaging technology, and Soitec (Euronext: SOI), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates, today announced an exclusive joint cooperation between the two companies that will lead to the development of...

2009-04-08 11:00:00

BERNIN, France, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Soitec (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of silicon-on insulator (SOI) wafers and other engineered substrates used for the microelectronics industry, today announced that the company has made key appointments to its sales team, who will drive its worldwide strategy and focus more closely on customer collaboration. Thomas Piliszczuk was named senior vice-president of worldwide sales, and Christophe Maleville was promoted to...

2009-03-26 12:58:00

BERNIN, France, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Soitec Group (Euronext Paris), the world's leading supplier of engineered substrates for the microelectronics industry, announced today that Smart Stacking(TM), its circuit stacking technology, is now ready for both manufacturing and technology transfer. This low-temperature industrial process from Soitec's Tracit business unit achieves wafer-level circuit stacking onto a range of starting materials with excellent yield. The ability...