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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 a Database product and consulting. 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 18, 2022 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2022 - revision 00 is is now available with extensive data updates for 2022 reflecting the latest Pandemic cost and pricing. 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 support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

January 17, 2022 - Articles - we have redesigned our presentations and articles and created pages of presentations and articles by year. You can access the index page here.

 

January 13, 2022 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2022 - revision 00 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 256 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. The database now includes field that discusses incentives. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

January 10, 2022 - New Article - IBM at IEDM - a write up of three papers IBM presented at IEDM. This article was posted on SemiWiki.

 

January 5, 2022 - New Release - IC Cost and Price Model - 2022 - revision 00 is now available with extensive data updates to reflect the latest industry cost and prices.. The IC Cost and Price Model is the industry standard for low power silicon IC cost and pricing for over twenty years. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

December 17, 2021 - New Article - Intel Discusses Scaling Innovations at IEDM - a discussion of two papers Intel presented on logic scaling at IEDM 2021. This article was posted on SemiWiki.

 

November 24, 2021 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2021 - revision 08 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 255 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. The database now includes field that discusses incentives. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

November 12, 2021 - New Release - Strategic Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 07 is now available with updated data and bug fixes. This is the worlds most detailed and powerful leading edge semiconductor cost and price model. The Strategic Cost and Price Model is an industry roadmap complete with wafer cost and price projections and required equipment and materials. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

November 10, 2021 - New Release - The Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 02 is now available with with updated data and a new feature. The Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model covers the major OSATs and allows single and multichip assembly and test costs to be estimated. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

October 31, 2021 - New Article - SISPAD – Cost Simulations to Enable PPAC Aware Technology Development - a write up of my keynote address at SISPAD. This article was posted on SemiWiki.

 

October 29, 2021 - Mew Release - MEMS Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 01 - is now available with data updates. The MEMS Cost and Price Model is a complete MEMS product cost and price solution modeling up to two MEMS die and up to two IC Die with packaging and test in each product. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

October 18, 2021 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2021 - revision 07 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 248 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

October 13, 2021 - New Release - Strategic Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 06 is now available with updated data and a bug fix. The worlds most detailed and powerful leading edge semiconductor cost and price model. The Strategic Cost and Price Model is an industry roadmap complete with wafer cost and price projections and required equipment and materials. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

October 13, 2021 - New Article - TSMC Arizona fab cost revisited - an analysis of the cost for TSMC to operate a fab in Arizona versus their fabs in Taiwan. This article was posted on SemiWiki.

 

October 1, 2021 - New Release - IC Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 04 is now available with 1 new processes and data updates. The IC Cost and Price Model is the industry standard for low power silicon IC cost and pricing for over twenty years. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

September 30, 2021 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2021 - revision 04 is now available with a bug fix and data update. 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 support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

September 24, 2021 - New Release - Strategic Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 05 is now available with updated data and new features. The model now fully accounts for country to country differences in Fab operating costs. The worlds most detailed and powerful leading edge semiconductor cost and price model. The Strategic Cost and Price Model is an industry roadmap complete with wafer cost and price projections and required equipment and materials. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

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