Samsung Boasts Industry's First Mass Production Of 10-Nanometer Technology Chips
Samsung Electronics has already started mass producing the first 10-nanometer FinFET technology chips. The recent announcement was made in the company's own website. The tech company continues to establish itself in the advanced process technology.
Samsung's infamous Galaxy Note 7 crisis is not going to halt the Korean-based company's business.
Samsung's 10-nanometer FinFET
According to Samsung's website, their first generation 10-nanometer FinFET chips will be using an advanced 3D transistor structure. The tech company said that this is more enhanced compared to its previous 14-nanometer chips. These 14-nanometer chips are found in the new Google Pixel phones, according to the International Business Times.
They made improvements particularly in its process technology and design enablement. The said difference is said to let up to 30 percent increase in area efficiency. Its performance will also be 27 percent higher. It may also consume lesser power by 40 percent.
Samsung is also making use of triple-patterning. This cutting edge technique will allow bi-directional routing. The company wanted to overcome scaling limitations without compromising the design and routing flexibility of the prior nodes.
Samsung Electronics Executive Vice President and Head of Foundry Business Jong Shik Yoon said that they will continue to be innovative with scaling technologies. The said development will also provide differentiated total solutions to customers.
Plans For The 10-nanometer Process Technology
Samsung will also need the help of its customers and partners. This is to achieve the company's aim to work on a robust 10-nanometer foundry ecosystem. It will include reference flow verification, IPs, and libraries. Apparently, production level process design kits (PDK) and IP design kits are already available for design starts.
The tech giant also mentioned that the new 10-nanometer process technology will be launched early 2017 in digital devices. This is alongside Samsung's System-on-Chips.
Samsung has already been planning on the second-generation 10-nanometer process. It is set for a production date in the second half of 2017.
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