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Introduction

IC Knowledge is the world leader in Cost Modeling of Semiconductors and MEMS. We provide Cost Modeling software as well as Cost Modeling services. We also offer Database, Forecast and Report products. Our customers include many of the leading producers of Semiconductors, Equipment and Materials for the Semiconductor industry, Electronics companies and leading Consultants and Consortia. We have several Strategic Partners and Subcontractors we work with to provide a wide range of services to our customers.

 

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January 21, 2020 - New Article - IEDM 2019 - Imec - interviews with 3 Imec researchers with a general discussion of the status of memory and then specific discussions of five papers Imec presented. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

January 16, 2020 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2020 - revision 00 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 213 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. The 2020 - revision 00 release includes extensive data updates for 2020 and our annual linewidth review. BUY NOW!

 

January 9, 2020 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2020 - revision 00 is now available with with 2 new processes and extensive data updates for 2020. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most high power integrated circuits and discrete devices including compound semiconductors. Includes twelve months of updates with reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

January 8, 2020 - New Article - IEDM 2019 - IBM and Leti - a summary of horizontal nanosheet papers presented by IBM and Leti at IEDM. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

January 1, 2020 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - 2020 - revision 00 is now available with five new processes and extensive data updates. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. Includes twelve months of updates with reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

December 23. 2019 - New Article - IEDM 2019 - Applied Materials Panel Recap - a summary of the Applied Materials panel: "The Future of Logic: EUV is Here, Now What?”. This article was published on SemiWiki

 

December 16, 2019 - New Article - IEDM 2019 - TSMC 5nm Process - an analysis of TSMC's 5nm paper at IEDM with a summary of what they disclosed as well as the results of our own investigation into the process. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

December 5, 2019 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2019 - revision 05 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes197 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

December 4, 2019 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2019 - revision 05 is now available with with 2 new GaN processes and updated GaN material usage. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most high power integrated circuits and discrete devices including compound semiconductors. Includes twelve months of updates with reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

December 3, 2019 - New Release - Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model - 2019- revision 04 The Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model - 2019 - revision 04 is now out with new assembly options and an expanded database of predefined assemblies. This model is a complete OSAT solution allowing detailed modeling of test and assembly, this model is also an ideal companion to our Strategic Cost and Price Model for a full product solution. The purchase price includes twelve months of updates with reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

November 20, 2019 - New Release - Strategic Cost and Price Model - 2019 - revision 03 is now available with extensive process, material and fab updates and new features. The Strategic Cost and Price Model is our most powerful and forward looking model and covers all of the leading edge companies with forward projection for several nodes and detailed equipment and materials data. BUY NOW!

 

October 28, 2019 - News - IC Knowledge, President Scotten W. Jones to give a plenary address at the Litho Workshop on Thursday, November 7, 2019. Scotten will also be presenting at Nikon's LithoVision on February 23, 2020.

 

October 10, 2019 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - 2019 - revision 06 is now available with one new process, new data and a bug fix. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. Includes twelve months of updates with reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

September 27, 2019 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2019 - revision 04 is now available with with 8 new SiC processes, 2 new packages and other improvements and updates. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most high power integrated circuits and discrete devices including compound semiconductors. Includes twelve months of updates with reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

September 13, 2019 - New Release - Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model - 2019- revision 03 The Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model - 2019 - revision 03 is now out with extensive data updates and two new leadframe package types. This model is a complete OSAT solution allowing detailed modeling of test and assembly, this model is also an ideal companion to our Strategic Cost and Price Model for a full product solution. The purchase price includes twelve months of updates with reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

September 4, 2019 - New Release - Strategic Cost and Price Model - 2019 - revision 02 is now available with extensive process, material and fab updates. The Strategic Cost and Price Model is our most powerful and forward looking model and covers all of the leading edge companies with forward projection for several nodes and detailed equipment and materials data. BUY NOW!

 

 

 

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Cost Model Product Line Summary and Comparison - updated 1/1/2019

 

Cost Model Support Policy- updated 6/5/2019

 

Applications Note - Automotive Cost Modeling

 

Glossary of Semiconductor Technology Terminology

 

Introduction to IC Technology