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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.

 

Latest Updates

 

April 16, 2021 - New Release - The Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 00 is now available with with updated data and new features such as editable material usage and a Chiplet calculator. 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!

 

April 8, 2021 - New Article - SPIE 2021 – Applied Materials – DRAM Scaling - a discussion of Applied Materials paper from the SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference in February, on DRAM scaling. This article was posted on SemiWiki.

 

April 6, 2021 - New Article - Kioxia and Western Digital and the current Kioxia IPO/Sale rumors - a discussion of Kioxia and Western Digitals Flash technology and industry position. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

March 31, 2021 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2021 - revision 01 is now available with The Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 01 is now available with one new process, minor bug fixes and other 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 support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

March 24, 2021 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2021 - revision 01 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 230 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

March 24, 2021 - New Article - Intel's IDM 2.0 - an analysis of Intel's issues over the last several years and the IDM 2.0 announcement from the company. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

March 18, 2021 - New Article - SPIE 2021 – ASML DUV and EUV Updates - at the SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference in February, ASML gave an update on their latest DUV and EUV systems, this article summarizes the presentations. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

March 10, 2021 - New Article - TSMC plans six wafer fabs in Arizona - a discussion of recent rumors around TSMC's plan for their Arizona fab site. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

March 9, 2021 - New Release - MEMS Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 00 is now available with a new products, MEMS processes and MEMS fabs, an updated IC Cost engine and extensive data updates. The MEMS Cost and Price Model is a complete MEMS product solution supporting up to two MEMS die and two IC die in the same package with test and packaging. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

February 25, 2021 - Webinar - Our president, Scotten W. Jones will be presenting at the SEMI Webinar - Memory and Materials in the Third Dimension on March 31st.

 

February 18, 2021 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2021 - revision 00 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 227 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

February 15, 2021 - New Article - Intel Node Names - an analysis of how Intel nodes compare to TSMC nodes and a proposed method for renaming Intel nodes to match TSMC's nodes. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

February 10, 2021 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2021 - revision 00 is now available with The Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 00 is now available with extensive data updates, new wafer and packaging cost engines and support for 550 different package types. 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 15, 2021 - New Article - ISS 2021 – Scotten W. Jones – Logic Leadership in the PPAC era - a write up of the talk our President Scotten W. Jones gave at ISS 2021. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

January 14, 2021 - New Release - IC Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 00 is now available with ten new process including Samsung 5nm and data updates for 2021. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

January 8, 2021 - New Article - IEDM 2021 - Imec Plenary Talk - a summary of Imec's very informative plenary talk at IEDM in December 2020, on the current status and future of leading edge semiconductor technology. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

December 30, 2020 - New Release - Strategic Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 00 is now available with data updates, new processes and fabs and other improvements. 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. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

December 8, 2020 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2020 - revision 06 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 229 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

December 8, 2020 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Prices Model - 2020 - revision 04 is now available with 4 new processes, 1 new package and data 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 support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

December 2, 2020 - New Article - No Intel and Samsung are not passing TSMC - a comparison of Intel, Samsung and TSMC from 14nm down to 3nm. This is in answer to a recent misleading post from Seeking Alpha. This article was posted on SemiWiki.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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