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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

 

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, 2020 - 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.

 

November 10, 2020 - New Release - MEMS Cost and Price Model - 2020 - revision 02 is now available with a new MEMS process, data updates and new test options. 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!

 

November 6, 2020 - New Article - Leading Edge Foundry Wafer Prices - a discussion of a recent report on foundry wafer selling prices. This article was posted on SemiWiki.

 

November 4, 2020 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2020 - revision 05 is now available - the worlds most detailed database of current and planned 300mm Fabs. Includes 231 detailed fab profiles as well as summary analysis by linewidth, product, company and country. Includes twelve months of updates. BUY NOW!

 

October 9, 2020 - New Release - Assembly and Test Cost and Price Model - 2020 - revision 02 is now available with bug fixes and the ability to view and edit all of the equipment calculations. This is a complete OSAT model with the ability to configure testing and assembly for even the most complex packages. Includes twelve months of updates with support per our support policy. BUY NOW!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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