Dylan McGrath, EETimes
7/16/2015 00:00 AM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO --Customer interest is unusually high in Globalfoundries’ newly announced 22nm fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) manufacturing platform, which could be in high-volume manufacturing by the middle of 2017, a company executive said at the Semicon West tradeshow here.
Customers were so eager to get to work on designs for the process technology that they persuaded Globalfoundries (Santa Clara, Calif.) to take the unusual step of devoting a small amount of space on process technology qualification vehicle (TQV) test chips to critical intellectual property from key customers, said Subramani Kengeri, vice president of global design solutions at Globalfoundries.
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