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Number of 300mm IC wafer fabs expected to reach 100 in 2016, says IC Insights

Apr 18, 01:22

In 2008, 300mm wafers took over as the industry's primary wafer size in terms of total surface area used. The number of 300mm wafer fabrication facilities in operation continues to...

Companies maximize 300mm, 200mm wafers; slow progress on 450mm, says IC Insights

Sep 14, 10:52

Worldwide capacity by wafer size was dominated by 300mm wafers in 2014, and is forecast to continue increasing through 2019, according to IC Insights.

Globalfoundries growing its 28nm customer base, says CEO

Sep 4, 12:39

At least more than 12 companies have adopted 28nm chips manufactured by Globalfoundries, said company CEO Ajit Manocha on September 3.

Globalfoundries CEO Ajit Manocha

SEMICON Taiwan 2013: 3D-IC, 450mm and advanced packaging in the spotlight

Sep 4, 11:08

The 18th annual SEMICON Taiwan trade show has kicked off and will run through Friday at the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, highlighting seven theme pavilions including...

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KLA-Tencor to set up equipment training center in Taiwan

Aug 22, 15:34

Semiconductor equipment maker KLA-Tencor has announced plans to invest a total of US$3 million to set up a local equipment training center in Taiwan slated for completion in April...

Nikon lands 450mm immersion scanner order

Jul 4, 19:29

Nikon has announced that the company will provide the Research Foundation for the State University of New York with a 450mm wafer ArF immersion scanner, with shipment scheduled in...

Installed 300mm wafer capacity to rise through 2017, says IC Insights

Jul 4, 16:14

In terms of surface area shipped, 300mm wafers represented 56% of worldwide installed capacity in December 2012. Production using 300mm wafers is forecast to increase steadily and...

TSMC reiterates plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

May 10, 10:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated plans to build its first 450mm (18-inch) pilot production lines, which will offer FinFET transistor technology at...

TSMC talks about plans for 18-inch wafer manufacturing

ASML CEO to attend annual TSMC supply chain forum

Dec 12, 11:58

Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its annual supply chain management forum for 2012 on December 14. Participants will include Eric Meurice,...

ASML CEO Eric Meurice to attend TSMC annual supply-chain forum

TSMC looks to build pilot 18-inch wafer line in 2016-2017

Sep 5, 12:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is on track in the development of 18-inch (450mm) wafers with the possibility to build a pilot line in 2016-2017 followed by mass...

TSMC executive says company to make 10nm chips on 18-inch wafers with mass production slated for 20

TSMC says still considering ASML proposal

Jul 20, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is still evaluating the proposal from ASML for joint development of new technologies, and no decision has been made yet, according...

TSMC expects to report another record sales for the third quarter of 2012, but sees dips ahead

KLA-Tencor shipping 450mm-capable tools

Jul 12, 12:27

KLA-Tencor has announced the installation of its first process control systems capable of handling and inspecting 450mm wafers. Fully automated, the Surfscan SP3 450 meets the demanding...

450mm and EUV linked with uncertainty, says SEMI

Sep 9, 11:14

The transition to manufacturing semiconductors on larger wafers continues to be one of the hottest topics in the industry. However, uncertainty with EUV rollout has exacerbated the...

Record capex leads to 28% fab equipment growth in 2011, says SEMI

Mar 3, 14:45

SEMI has updated data on over 200 facilities, including LED fabs. Using a thorough bottoms-up approach (tracking all projects fab by fab), the data reveal a 28% increase year-over-year...

Fab tool supplier Gudeng gears up for 450mm wafer transition

Dec 28, 11:23

Taiwan's Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer mainly specializing in mask solution products, has been involved in the industry's efforts in...

Globalfoundries calls for renewed focus on 300mm

Jul 14, 15:20

The semiconductor industry has long been preoccupied with smaller transistors and larger silicon wafers, in its effort to meet the ever-increasing demands of consumer technology....

Semiconductor equipment makers wary of 450mm development, says The Information Network

Apr 21, 10:01

The planned transition to 450mm diameter silicon wafers for semiconductor production will be disastrous for the equipment industry, The Information Network said.

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