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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

 

March 23, 2015 - New Release - the Strategic Cost Model - revision 1500 - the Strategic Cost Model - revision 1500 is now available. The 1500 revision includes dozens of updates and improvements. 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

 

March 19, 2015 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - revision 1501 has been released with eigth new processes, new package and product types and other improvements.. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. BUY NOW!

 

February 26, 2015 - New Article - EUV Makes Progress and Other News from SPIE - we have pulished an article about day one of SPIE on Semiwiki.

 

February 20, 2015 - New Article - SPIE Advanced Lithography Preview - we have published a discussion of what we are looking forward to at the upcoming SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference on Semiwiki.

 

February 5, 2015 - New Release - 300mm and 450mm Watch Database - revision 1500 is now available. The database tracks all existing and announced 300mm and 450mm fabs with details around key dates, product, capacity, linewidth and more. The database covers 142 - 300mm fabs and 9 - 450mm fabs. BUY NOW!

 

January 28, 2015 - New Article - Translating Intel - we have published a discussion of Intel's usage of multi patterning and air gaps on Semiwiki.

 

January 27, 2015 - New Release - MEMS Cost and Price Model - revision 1500 is now available. The MEMS Cost and Price Model allows the user to easily estimate the manufacturing cost and selling price for most MEMS products. The model supports pre-defined processes and products or the user can define their own. Revision 1500 adds new Fabs, processes, packages and updated data. BUY NOW!

 

January 20, 2015 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - revision 1500 is now available. Easily calculate the cost and price of high power silicon integrated circuits and discrete silicon devices. Revision 1500 adds twelve new processes and now includes 249 processes plus updated data. BUY NOW!

 

January 8, 2015 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - revision 1500 has been released with updated data and other improvements.. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. BUY NOW!

 

January 7, 2015 - New Article - Ion Implant - Its Not Just for Doping Anymore - we have published a discussion of the emerging usage of ion implantation for material modification in integrated circuit fabrication. The article was published on SemiWiki.

 

January 6, 2015 - New Article - Apples Versus Zebras - we have published a discussion of process density comparisons we have seen others make comparing Intel's 14nm process to TSMC's 20nm process. The article was published on SemiWiki.

 

January 1, 2015 - New Article - IEDM Advanced CMOS Technology Platform Session - we have published a discussion of the IEDM Advanced CMOS Technology Platform Session on SemiWiki.

 

December 8, 2014 - New Release - MEMS Cost and Price Model - revision 1404 is now available. The MEMS Cost and Price Model allows the user to easily estimate the manufacturing cost and selling price for most MEMS products. The model support pre-defined processes and products or the user can define their own.. BUY NOW!

 

December 1, 2014 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - revision 1405 has been released with 5 new processes and other improvements.. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. BUY NOW!

 

November 21, 2014 - New Article - Intel 2014 Investor Meeting and 14nm Status - we have published an analysis of information that came out of intel's investors meeting. This article was published on SemiWiki on November 21, 2014.

 

November 17, 2014 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - revision 1406 is now available. Easily calculate the cost and price of high power silicon integrated circuits and discrete silicon devices. Revision 1405 adds nine new processes and now includes 237 processes. BUY NOW!

 

November 6, 2014 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - revision 1405 is now available. Easily calculate the cost and price of high power silicon integrated circuits and discrete silicon devices. Revision 1405 adds dozens of new processes and now includes 228 processes. BUY NOW!

 

November 5, 2014 - New Report - The 2014 IC Packaging Report is now available. This brand new report covers all of the latest packaging technologies like TSV, 2.5D and 3D. The report is 84 pages long with 55 full color figures and 40 tables. BUY NOW!