Behind the scenes with Wolfspeed’s 140nm 40GHz MMIC.
Wolfspeed’s Jeremy Fisher provides a hands on demo of how his group achieved a first-pass run of a 40GHz MMIC chip using using a PDK for its 0.14 micron process.
Political uncertainty, tempered optimism, continued consolidation, and concerns about capacity.
AI makes interesting reading, but physics will limit just how far it can go and how quickly.
Government and industry are investing tens of billions of dollars, but so far results are mixed.
Problems remain for legacy infrastructure, but adoption will continue to grow as gaps are identified and plugged.
One of the most complex technologies ever developed is getting closer to rollout. Here’s why it took so long, and why it still isn’t a sure thing.
Deep-pocket companies begin customizing this approach for specific applications—and spend huge amounts of money to acquire startups.
What’s driving it, what’s next, and who should be concerned?
Nanosheets and nanowire FETs under development, but costs are skyrocketing. New packaging options could provide an alternative.
OSATs and foundries begin to ramp offerings and investments in preparation for mainstream multi-chip architectures.
Market pressures shrink number of providers of basic building blocks for chips.
Variations in different masks, alignment problems and the physical limits of immersion add up to serious issues at 7nm and 5nm.