Want to know what the next big technology is? Gartner periodically releases a chart called a "Hype Cycle" that tells you. In today's blog post, I'll talk about the 2011 Hype Cycle for Semiconductors...
We have a guest contribution today from Brian Cronquist, MonolithIC 3D Inc.'s VP of Technology. Brian shares his perspective on Low Temperature Wafer Direct Bonding, where an important concern is the strength of the wafer to wafer oxide to oxide bond.
Last week, the industry was abuzz with news of Hynix's 15nm NAND flash memory technology. This important milestone brings our industry into the quad patterning era. I'll talk about quad patterning and its implications today.
We have a guest contribution today from Zvi Or-Bach, the President and CEO of MonolithIC 3D Inc. In this post, Zvi shares his perspective on where the industry is going after attending the recent Future Horizons conference (IEF-2011).
We have a guest contribution today from Ze'ev Wurman, the Chief Software Architect of MonolithIC 3D Inc. In this blog-post, Ze'ev discusses a new review of the proposed national science framework that was commissioned by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. This science framework was also discussed last August on this blog.
Between 2007 and 2009 Ze'ev served as a senior policy adviser at the U.S. Department of Education.
Is the transition from 300mm to 450mm wafers just driven by 20-30% cost reduction? Or is there more to it than meets the eye? Let's take a look...