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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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June 13, 2021 - New Release - Strategic Cost and Price Model - 2021 - revision 01 is now available. 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!

 

May 28, 2021 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2021 - revision 03 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 239 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

May 9, 2021 - New Article - Is IBM’s 2nm Announcement Actually a 2nm Node? - an analysis of the recent IBM "2nnm" annoucement and how it compares to Samsung and TSMC 3nm and 2nm node. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

May 2, 2021 - New Article - Ireland – A Model for the US on Technology - a discussion of Ireland's proactive approach to encouraging high tech investment including Intel. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

April 26, 2021 - New Article - How to Spend $100 Billion Dollars in Three Years - an analysis of TSMC's recent announcement that they will spend $100 billion dollars on capital between 2021, 2022 and 2023. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

April 20, 2021 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2021 - revision 02 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 233 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

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!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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