Manufacturing & Process Technology

Top Stories

Unsticking Moore’s Law

Applied Materials' VP looks at what's next for semiconductor manufacturing and the impact of variation, new materials and different architectures.

Embedded Phase-Change Memory Emerges

What could make this memory type stand out from the next-gen memory crowd.

What’s Next For AI, Quantum Chips

Leaders of three R&D organizations, Imec, Leti and SRC, discuss the latest chip trends in AI, packaging and quantum computing.

Machine Learning For IC Production

Experts at the Table, part 3: Where this technology can be applied and what’s ahead.

FD-SOI At The Edge

Experts at the Table, Part 3: Pushing fully depleted SOI to 10/7nm for AI at the edge; what's missing in the supply chain.

Interest Grows In Ferroelectric Devices

Negative capacitance brings universal performance boost.

Fab Equipment Challenges For 2019

Logic is strong, memory is weak, and uncertainty in China could affect demand.

Foundries See Growth, New Issues In 2019

Demand is rising for AI and automotive, flat for mobile phones, with trade uncertainty looming over everything.

What’s A Mott FET?

Strange physics and future devices.

Some Chipmakers Sidestep Scaling, Others Hedge

No shortage of alternatives as materials, packaging and architectural options grow, and plenty of startups are jumping in.

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Round Tables

Machine Learning For IC Production

Experts at the Table, part 3: Where this technology can be applied and what’s ahead.

FD-SOI At The Edge

Experts at the Table, Part 3: Pushing fully depleted SOI to 10/7nm for AI at the edge; what's missing in the supply chain.

Machine Learning Moves Into Fab And Mask Shop

Experts at the Table, part 2: Where can this technology be applied, why it is taking so long, and what challenges lie ahead.

Machine Learning Invades IC Production

Experts at the Table, part 1: Will machine learning and AI improve chip manufacturing?

Where FD-SOI Works Best (Part 2)

Experts at the Table, part 2: Why FD-SOI is being used alongside finFETs and other technologies, and what are the key drivers for chipmakers.

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Multimedia

Smart Manufacturing

How to utilize manufacturing data and AI/ML to improve efficiency and yield.

Variation At 10/7nm

Why the middle of line is now a major problem.

22nm Process Technology

How FD-SOI compares with bulk technologies.

New Roadmap For Electronics

How new packaging and materials are changing the traditional physical boundaries of ICs.

Tech Talk: Connected Intelligence

A look at the slowdown in Moore's Law, and what comes next.

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