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Presentations and Articles

 

Intel Accelerated - an analysis of Intel's Intel Accelerated announcement. This article was posted on SemiWiki on July 27, 2021.

 

VLSI Technology Symposium – Imec Alternate 3D NAND Word Line Materials - a write up of Imec's work on alternative word line materials for 3DNAND. This article was posted on SemiWiki on July 19, 2021.

 

VLSI Technology Symposium – Imec Forksheet - a write up of Imec's Forksheet paper from the VLSI Technology Symposium. This article was published on SemiWiki on July 6, 2021.

 

VLSI Symposium – TSMC and Imec on Advanced Process and Devices Technology Toward 2nm - a write up of the TSMC and Imec short course advanced logic presentations. This article was published on SemiWiki on July 2, 2021.

 

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

 

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 on May 2, 2021.

 

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 on April 26, 2021.

 

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 on April 8, 2021.

 

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 on April 6, 2021.

 

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 on March 24, 2021.

 

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 on March 17, 2021.

 

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 on March 10, 2021.

 

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 on February, 15, 2021.

 

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 on January 15, 2021.

 

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 on January 8, 2021.

 

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 on December 2, 2020.

 

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

 

VLSI Symposium 2020 – Imec Monolithic CFET - Imec presented a new approach to fabricate CFETs at the Imec Technology Forum. This article was published on SemiWiki on September 13, 2020.

 

SEMICON West – Applied Materials Selective Gap Fill Announcement - at SEMICON West Applied Materials announced a tool to produce low resistance vias, this article summarizes the development. This article was posted on SemiWiki on August 17, 2020.

 

Imec Technology Forum and ASML - a summary of presentations from the recent Imec Technology Forum. This article was published on SemiWiki on July 30, 2020.

 

VLSI Symposium 2020 – Imec Buried Power Rail - at the 2020 VLSI Technology Symposium Imec presented on Buried Power Rails and this article summarizes that paper. This article was published on SemiWiki on July 27, 2020.

 

Key Semiconductor Conferences Go Virtual - the 2020 Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits went virtual last week and IEDM will be virtual in December. In this article we discuss what the virtual conference experience is like. This article was published on SemiWiki on June 25, 2020.

 

Effect of Design on Transistor Density - how design decisions effect transistor density and why you can't compare transistor density on products to draw conclusions about processes. This article was published on SemiWiki on May 25, 2020.

 

Cost Analysis of the Proposed TSMC US Fab - an analysis of the capital and wafer costs for TSMC's proposed US fab. This article was published on SemiWiki on May 19, 2020.

 

Can TSMC Maintain Their Process Technology Lead - a comparison of Intel, Samsung and TSMC out to 3nm. This article was published on SemiWiki on April 29, 2020.

 

SPIE 2020 - ASML EUV and Inspection Update - a summary of the papers presented by ASML at the SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference. This article was published on SemiWiki on April 20, 2020.

 

SPIE 2020 – Applied Materials Material-Enabled Patterning - a write up of new patterning techniques announced by Applied Materials at the SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference. This article was published on SemiWiki on March 13, 2020.

 

LithoVision - Economics in the 3D Era - LithoVision was canceled this year but I had already finished my presentation, this is a write up of the presentation I had planned to give. This article was published on SemiWiki on March 4, 2020.

 

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 on January 21, 2020.

 

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

 

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 on December 23, 2019.

 

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