Monday, November 29th, 2010
Applied Materials lauches Centris platform for AdvantEdge MESA etch chambers, claiming 180 wph throughput, 0.8nm CD, and 30% lower CoO. Also releases new ultra HDP Silvia etch chamber for Centura, claiming $10 per wafer TSV etch.
Friday, November 26th, 2010
Qcept Technologies’ ChemitriQ5000 may help GlobalFoundries vs. TSMC in gate-first HKMG integration for 32nm foundry customers with fab metrology for control of yield excursions
Monday, November 8th, 2010
Xilinx 28nm FPGA Virtex-7 uses TSMC 65nm multi-level-metal (MLM) and through-silicon-via (TSV) Si-interposer for 2M gate and ARM-core integration product family.