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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

 

February 23, 2017 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2017 - revision 02 is now available. Completely revamped for 2017, the database covers 164 current and announced 300mm fabs with details out to 2025. The 02 release features data updates on several fabs. BUY NOW!

 

February 14, 2017 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2017 - revision 01 is now available. Completely revamped for 2017, the database covers 164 current and announced 300mm fabs with details out to 2025. BUY NOW!

 

February 7, 2017 - New Article - Scott Jones ISS Talk - Moore's Law Lives - At ISS 2017 our president Scotten W. Jones gave a talk on advanced logic. This article summarizes that talk. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

January 30, 2017 - New Release - MEMS Cost and Price Model - 2017 - revision 00 is now available with additional MEMS Processes and updated data. 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!

 

January 24, 2017 - New Article - ISS Gary Patton Keynote: FD-SOI, FinFETS, and Beyond! - Gary Patton CTO of GLOBALFOUNDRIES keynote and interview at ISS. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

January 20, 2017 - New Release - 300mm Watch - 2017 - revision 00 is now available. Completely revamped for 2017, the database covers 161 current and announced 300mm fabs with details out to 2025. BUY NOW!

 

January 2, 2017 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - 2017 - revision 00 is now available with new processes and updated data. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. BUY NOW!

 

December 26, 2016 - New Article - The 2017 Leading Edge Semiconductor Landscape - an analysis and comparison of leading edge logic processes out to the 5nm node. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

December 21, 2016 - New Article - IEDM 2016 - Marie Semeria LETI Interview - an interview with Leti CEO Marie Semeria covering developments in FDSOI and Horizontal nanowires. This article was published on Semiwki.

 

December 17, 2016 - New Article - IEDM 2016 - 7nm Shootout - a comparison and analysis of the TSMC and Global Alliance 7nm presented at IEDM 2016. This article was published on Semiwiki.

 

December 16, 2016 - New Article - IEDM 2016 - GLOBALFOUNDRIES 22FDX Update - an update on GLOBALFOUNDRIES 22FDX process progress since I interviewed them at IEDM 2015. This article was published on Semiwiki.

 

December 13, 2016 - New Article - Advanced Semiconductor Process Cost Trends - an analysis of cost by node for advanced foundry processes. This article was published on SemiWiki.

 

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.