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  • A Team Effort

    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 common approaches and solutions...

  • Lithography Steps Up to the Challenge

    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 innovative technologies and techniques at...

  • Chipping Away

    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...

  • Innovation Revolution

    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...

  • Bright Ideas

    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...

  • Small Wonder

    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...

  • A Shared Vision

    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 and industry heads.

  • Global Semiconductor Forum 2006

    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,...

  • Photonic Integration: The Next Small Thing

    The quest for greater processing speed is now focusing on achieving more efficient data flow within systems. TC Chen reports on an IBM project that uses optical devices to enhance...

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