Peter Clarke, EETimes
10/6/2011 3:33 AM EDT
SEVILLE, Spain – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. is now expecting just 1 percent growth in the global semiconductor market in 2011 according to Maria Marced, president of TSMC Europe speaking at the International Electronics Forum being held here.
Despite the uncertainty engendered by global economic conditions Marced's argument was that the industry as a whole must innovate to get out of the current slow down and that TSMC would be taking this advice with 20-nm process technology being introduced in "risk production" in the third quarter of 2012.
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