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To start Part 2 of the blog, we backtrack to 1998, when the 0.25 µm process was launched. One of the comments from Shang-Yi Chiang’s (former VP of R&D at TSMC) oral history was that when he joined in 1997, TSMC could not get […]
Nov 28, 2022
Memory – NAND & DRAM
As TechInsights continues our analysis of YMTC 232-Layer 3D NAND, we thought a comparison was in order. We compared YMTC’s 1024 Gb (1 Tb) triple level cell (TLC) 232-L 3D NAND with recent 512 Gb TLC 3D NAND dies (see Table 1) we […]
Dec 14, 2022
At TechInsights we are constantly looking for further in-depth analysis we can add to our products. For example, this year we have shown exploratory findings from projects investigating electrical characterisation of SiC […]
Dec 9, 2022
Semiconductor Week: Chip Market Research Services. It’s cold and foggy… Order activity for semiconductor equipment extended its decline, slipping one point to 2 degrees. Capacity Utilization Rates […]
Nov 18, 2022
MediaTek’s new Kompanio 520 and 528 serve entry-level Chromebooks. With two higher-tier series targeting mid- and top-tier Chromebooks, the company has been free to optimize the new chips for cost and power. MediaTek’s […]
Dec 9, 2022
SoC computing dies in Apple S6, S7 and S8 are same according to identifier codes, MacRumors pointed. “The CPU within Apple’s S8 SiP carries the same T8301 identifier as the CPU in the S6 and S7 chips that debuted in the Apple […]
Nov 25, 2022
Arm and Qualcomm are locked in an ugly public spat over the rights to Nuvia’s CPU. Unresolved, this conflict could hamper Arm’s progress in the PC market and foment interest in RISC-V. A private disagreement between Arm […]
Nov 28, 2022
Memory – NAND & DRAM
The IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) 2022 conference was held last week (Dec. 3 ~ 7) in San Francisco. As always, lots of interesting semiconductor technology, research, development, and manufacturing […]
Dec 13, 2022
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