Foundry

The Life’s Fab blog delves into all topics pertaining to advanced process technologies, advanced packaging solutions, design enablement and IP, as well as high-volume manufacturing. This blog looks at the challenges, investments, technology, and engineering topics surrounding foundry services, which have become essential criteria to the consumer and IT electronics industry.

Expanding the Manufacturing Infrastructure for Smart Mobile Devices

Samsung Semiconductor and GLOBALFOUNDRIES have collaborated over the past several years to ensure that advanced process technology remains competitive. Today, I’m pleased to share that we’re broadening our joint work in order…

How Can Companies Contribute to a Great Cause?

My “Life’s Fab” blog is usually dedicated to all things related to advanced logic manufacturing, design enablement and IP.  For this post I’m taking a detour from the world of nanotechnology to…

Preparing the Ecosystem for 20nm Design

Smarter, faster, smaller, greener, always-on, ubiquitous – the list of mobile device attributes continues to grow as we continue to expand the capabilities of products that allow us 24/7 access to the…

Meeting the Needs of High-Performance Mobile Devices

It’s “game on” in the race for high-performance mobile devices. With smart phones quickly evolving into “superphones”, these cutting-edge devices are leading the GHz race. And these devices will be a hub…

Tape Outs at 32nm & 28nm Foretell a Bright Future At These Advanced Nodes

Samsung began its foundry business over six years ago with a focus on advanced technology nodes.  With an aggressive process technology roadmap in place, we set out to compete in an industry…

Tape Outs at 32nm & 28nm Foretell a Bright Future At These Advanced Nodes

Samsung began its foundry business over six years ago with a focus on advanced technology nodes.  With an aggressive process technology roadmap in place, we set out to compete in an industry…