Mark LaPedus, EE Times(10/03/2008 4:02 PM EDT) SANTA CLARA, Calif.
-- Chinese foundry vendor Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) here outlined its process roadmap, tipping its 45- and 40-nm technology for delivery in 2009.
The Shanghai-based firm also hopes to develop a 32-nm process by 2011 and said it is ''engaged'' in talks to license IBM Corp.'s 32-nm technology. SMIC did not elaborate.
Until the 65-nm node, SMIC developed its own technology in-house. Rather than developing its own and costly 45-nm process, SMIC late last year licensed its 45-nm process from IBM.
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