silicon-on-insulator


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silicon-on-insulator

[′sil·ə·kən ȯn ′in·sə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A semiconductor manufacturing technology in which thin films of single-crystalline silicon are grown over an electrically insulating substrate.
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About 40 papers from a May 2009 symposium, by contributors working in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America, reveal the latest work on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) materials and characterization, device technology, device physics and modeling, device process technology, simulations for nanoscale SOI devices, and circuit technology.
Isonics is a world leader in isotopically engineered materials and through its semiconductor division produces isotopically pure silicon-28 chemicals, silicon-on-insulator wafers, wafer reclaim services and test wafers, including 300mm, for the semiconductor industry.
amp; SINGAPORE -- Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing (Nasdaq:CHRT) (SGX-ST:CHARTERED), one of the world's top dedicated semiconductor foundries, announced today that it has licensed the 90-nanometer (nm) Silicon-on-Insulator (a) (SOI) technology from IBM.
As opposed to Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) substrates, DSB substrates exhibit bulk-like properties and thus are fully compatible with existing EDA and circuit design tools.
Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) is a manufacturing technology where an insulating layer is created within a silicon wafer, isolating the top layer of silicon where the active transistors will be manufactured from the rest of the bulk silicon wafer.
ASI), today announced that ASI will be using SVTC's R&D manufacturing services to commercialize its Flexfet(TM) advanced Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) CMOS wafer fabrication process for manufacturing.
With regard to the SIMOX technology, the relatively immature state of modeling silicon-on-insulator (SOI) devices poses a significant challenge.
The Z-RAM (Zero Capacitor RAM) technology harnesses the Floating Body (FB) effect that occurs in Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) devices, resulting in a cell structure that is based on a single transistor alone, rather than the combination of a transistor and a capacitor.
NYSE: FSL) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) (TAIEX: 2330)(NYSE: TSM) have signed an agreement to jointly develop a new generation of silicon-on-insulator (SOI) high-performance transistor front-end technology targeted for the 65-nanometer advanced CMOS process node.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Silicon-On-Insulators both in US$ Million and in Million Square Inches.