June 06, 2018 // By Peter Clarke, eeNews
Globalfoundries Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) is researching the addition of a second non-volatile memory technology option, and potentially more, to its offering on 22nm FDSOI.
The company already offers magnetic RAM (MRAM) on its 22FDX process and is now researching other memory options, according to Gary Patton, chief technology officer.
The information was revealed on the side lines of the IMEC Technology Forum held in Antwerp last week as eeNews Europe interviewed Patton.
Patton was eager to emphasize that although foundry rivals such as TSMC and Samsung are pushing hard to introduce leading-edge 7nm processes connected intelligence is also about RF circuits and power efficiency. But is there a risk that Globalfoundries will fall behind in a race to the smallest geometries and start to lose customers?
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