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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

 

Our president Scotten W. Jones will be at the SPIE Advanced Lithography Conference February 23rd through the 25th. Anyone wanting to set up a meeting should email us.

 

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!

 

October 30, 2014 - New Release - the Strategic Cost Model - 2014 new version - revision 1403 is now available. The new version changes the Strategic Model from a a generic ITRS half-pitch based model to a company specific node based model. The model covers Samsung, Micron and SK Hynix DRAM out to 12nm, TSMC, Global Foundries and Samsung foundries out to 5nm, Intel, IBM and ST Micro logic out to 5nm, Samsung, Toshiba and SK Hynix 2D NAND out to 12nm and Samsung and Toshiba 3D NAND with detailed wafer costs and equipment and materials sets. BUY NOW

 

October 28, 2014 - New Release - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - revision 1404 is now available. Easily calculate the cost and price of high power silicon integrated circuits and discrete silicon devices. Revision 1404 adds dozens of new processes and features a new cost engine and interface. BUY NOW!

 

October 22, 2014 - New Release - the Strategic Cost Model - 2014 new version - revision 1402 is now available. This is the first full release of the new version. The new version changes the Strategic Model from a a generic ITRS half-pitch based model to a company specific node based model. The model covers Samsung, Micron and SK Hynix DRAM out to 12nm, TSMC, Global Foundries and Samsung foundries out to 5nm, Intel, IBM and ST Micro logic out to 5nm, Samsung, Toshiba and SK Hynix 2D NAND out to 12nm and Samsung and Toshiba 3D NAND with detailed wafer costs and equipment and materials sets. BUY NOW

 

October 8, 2014 - New Release - IC Cost and Prices Model - revision 1404 has been released with improvement and updates.. Easily calculate the manufacturing cost and selling price of most low power silicon ICs. BUY NOW!