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A Team Effort
01 March, 2008 | by Joe Draina
The costs of building and running a semiconductor fab continually on the rise. Joe Draina, the associate director at International SEMATECH Manufacturing Initiative (ISMI), explains how...
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Bright Ideas 01 March, 2008 by Lisa Su Fostering innovation is essential to continued progress, but it is important to be able to turn ideas into products. Jim Banks speaks to Lisa Su, the senior vice president and chief...

Chipping Away 01 March, 2008 by Bernard Meyerson GSF Journal speaks to Bernard Meyerson, the chief technology officer for IBM Systems and Technology Group. He tells us about the company's search for an alternative solution to the problems...

Small Wonder 01 March, 2008 by Michael J Fister Chips are now so complex that electronic design automation is vital for future performance. Jim Banks speaks to Michael J Fister, the president and CEO of Cadence Design Systems, about...

ERM – The Challenges 01 March, 2008 by Michael Mayberry Michael Mayberry of Intel tells us about emerging research devices already delivering the...

Innovation Revolution 01 March, 2008 by Dragan Boscovic Dragan Boscovic of Motorola, informs Gail Purvis about the continuing evolution of the mobile phone. He tells us what technological advances to expect in the future and how scientists are...

ERM – The Crucial Questions 01 March, 2008 by Michael Garner Michael Garner of Intel answers the crucial questions on emerging research materials...

Lithography Steps Up to the Challenge 01 March, 2008 Demand for greater performance from memory and microprocessors is forcing the industry to strive for higher densities. According to AMD's Udo Nothelfer, optical lithography needs...

A Shared Vision 01 March, 2008 Gail Purvis presents an exclusive preview of a round-table workshop planned for the Global Semiconductor Forum. She discusses the issue of collaborative innovation with keynote speakers...

Global Semiconductor Forum 2006 09 February, 2007 GSF 2006 proved to be the premier event for senior executives within the semiconductor industry. Organised by ViB events, this year's GSF was held at the Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort,...

Box of Tricks 01 February, 2007 To mark the Global Semiconductor Forum 2007, the GSF Journal talks to Bill Adamec. The senior director of the Xbox Semiconductor Technology Group at Microsoft, gives his views on some of...

A New Model For Semiconductor Manufacturing 01 February, 2007 Soaring manufacturing costs have seen the industry's major players team up to undertake design and production jointly. Jim McGregor, In-Stat, outlines the successful coming together of...

Phase Shift Masks Fuel Chip-Making Productivity 01 February, 2007 How can phase-shifting photomasks overcome conventional light source and lens resolution limitations in chip production? Dr Franklin Kalk, executive vice-president and chief technology officer...

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