Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced more value added 8-inch (200mm) technology solutions for its foundry customers. On top of its existing eFlash, Power, display driver IC (DDI) and CMOS image sensor (CIS) offerings, RF/IoT and fingerprint technology solutions are now available through Samsung’s 8-inch foundry services.
Currently, customers are working closely with Samsung to utilize the company’s cutting-edge 8-inch technology offerings in various applications. All 8-inch offerings, ranging from 180nm to 65nm, are processed at Line 6, a highly automated facility in Giheung, Korea.
“Customers’ interests are very high given the industry’s needs for alternative 8-inch solutions.” said Ryan Lee, Vice President of Foundry Marketing at Samsung Electronics. “By expanding our technology offerings into the RF/IoT and fingerprint segments, we will enable our customers to take advantage of Samsung’s state-of-the-art 8-inch solutions in a broader range of applications”.
Samsung’s 8-inch process technology offerings now include the following solutions;
- eFlash : 130nm, 65nm
- Power: 130nm, 90nm (BCD+eFlash)
- Display Driver IC : 180nm, 130nm, 90nm, 70nm
- CMOS Image Sensor: 90nm
- RF/IoT : 90nm (Ultra low leakage device)
- Fingerprint Sensor: 180nm
The 8-inch foundry market has been one of the focal points since Samsung Foundry became a separate business last May. In this regard, Samsung has firmly established customer centric 8-inch service capabilities with great multi project wafer (MPW) programs as well as intellectual property (IP), and launched the Samsung Advanced Foundry Ecosystem (SAFETM) program this year.
For more information about Samsung Foundry, please visit https://www.samsungfoundry.com
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