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Introduction

IC Knowledge is the world leader in Cost Modeling of Semiconductors and MEMS. We provide Cost Modeling software as well as Cost Modeling services. We also offer Database, Forecast and Report products. Our customers include many of the leading producers of Semiconductors, Equipment and Materials for the Semiconductor industry, Electronics companies and leading Consultants and Consortia. We have several Strategic Partners and Subcontractors we work with to provide a wide range of services to our customers.

 

Latest Updates

 

December 9, 2016 - New Release - 300mm and 450mm Watch - 2016 - revision 04 is now available with detailed coverage of 155 - 300mm fabs and 7 - 450mm fabs. The database includes detailed profiles of each fab as well as extensive analysis of capacity by product, company, country and many other data views. BUY NOW!

 

December 2, 2016 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - 2016 - revision 08 is now available with new processes and process adder options. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. BUY NOW!

 

November 28, 2016 - New Release - MEMS Cost and Price Model - 2016 - revision 01 is now available with additional MEMS and IC Processes. The MEMS Cost and Price Model enables the user to easily calculate the cost and price of most MEMS products including up to two MEMS die, up to two IC die with packaging and test. BUY NOW!

 

November 3, 2016 - New Release - Strategic Cost Model - 2016 - revision 06 is now available with with new processes and updated data. The Strategic Cost Model allows users to easily forward project wafer cost and detailed equipment and materials sets for leading edge logic and memory processes. BUY NOW!

 

October 31, 2016 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - 2016 - revision 07 is now available with new and updated processes. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. BUY NOW!

 

October 24, 2016 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - 2016 - revision 03 in now available with added coverage of compound semiconductors such as GaAs, GaN and SiC (silicon is also included) as well as a wafer cost by quarter macro. The model enable users to easily calculate the cost and price of high power ICs and discrete devices. The purchase price includes twelve months of updates and reasonable phone and email support. BUY NOW!

 

October 19, 2016 - New Article - Soitec - Enabling the FDSOI Revolution - a blog discussing the substrates used for FDSOI processes. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

October 17, 2016 - Upcoming Releases - Next week we are targeting a new release of the Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model that will add coverage of compound semiconductors such as GaAs, SiC and GaN. The following week we are targeting release of a brand new in depth report on the current status of logic technology with company specific roadmap's and economic analysis. This will be followed by new releases of the Strategic Cost Model, IC Cost and Price Model and MEMS Cost and Price Model. Our planned release schedule is available here.

 

September 26, 2016 - New Article - The Status and Future of FDSOI - a comparison of FDSOI processes by company and year and how they compare to FinFET processes. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

September 19, 2016 - New Release - Strategic Cost Model - 2016 - revision 05a is now available with with added 200mm capability and updated data on sub 10nm logic processes. The Strategic Cost Model allows users to easily forward project wafer cost and detailed equipment and materials sets for leading edge logic and memory processes. BUY NOW!

 

September 19, 2016 - New Article - GLOBALFOUNDRIES Extends the FDSOI Roadmap - a discussion of GLOBALFOUNDRIES recent 12nm FDSOI announcement including an interview with Greg Bartlett, GF Senior Vice President for the CMOS Business Unit . This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

September 3, 2016 - New Article - The 2016 Leading Edge Semiconductor Landscape - a comparison of the leading edge logic processes at GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Intel, Samsung and TSMC. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

August 14, 2016 - New Article - SEMICON West - Global Foundries Update - an interview with Gary Patton, CTO of GLOBALFOUNDRIES. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

August 2, 2016 - New Article - SEMICON West - Harry Levinson and Mike Lercel Interview - an interview with two leading lithography experts. This article was published on SemiWiki.