Li Auto invested 100 million yuan to establish a new company to develop its own chips; worried about overcapacity, TSMC will reconsider new capacity expansion

BMW and Weilai invest in self-developed batteries, or even build their own production lines?In the past week, two car companies, BMW and Weilai, have reported the news of self-developed batteries. BMW Group plans to invest 170 million euros in Germany to open a battery research and development center to develop next-generation lithium-ion batteries. NIO will […]

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TSMC’s 2nm wafer fabrication will use EDA software based on GAAFET architecture

The U.S. restricts semiconductor 3-nanometer EDA design tools to mainland China, highlighting the key role of EDA in chip design. The EDA industry is highly concentrated, and the top three manufacturers are dominated by U.S. companies. Legal person expects,TSMC 2nm wafer fabrication will use EDA software based on GAAFET architecture, Taiwan factory includesMediaTek and Hon […]

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Bet on 2nm! Intel’s 2.6 billion orders for the next-generation EUV lithography machine, TSMC and Samsung will fight in 2025!

Electronic Enthusiasts Network reported (text/Liang Haobin) Recently, the 2nm process has been pushed to the cusp by several major wafer foundries. TSMC, Intel, and Samsung are all advancing the 2nm plan, and there are still three years before their mass production plan in 2025. , the equipment war has already started in advance.Chip manufacturing is […]

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Mentor series IC design tools obtain TSMC’s latest N5 and N6 process technology certification

Mentor, a Siemens business, recently announced that its family of IC design tools have been certified for TSMC’s industry-leading N5 and N6 process technologies. In addition, Mentor’s collaboration with TSMC has now expanded into advanced packaging technology, and the Mentor Calibre™ platform’s 3DSTACK packaging technology will further support TSMC’s advanced packaging platform. TSMC’s N5 and […]

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The demand for automotive chips has greatly increased, and the price has risen! TSMC and Universal Crystal are optimistic about market opportunities

TrendForce said the automotive market will recover in 2021 with annual sales of 84 million vehicles and a severe shortage of 12-inch fab capacity for automotive semiconductors. Recent shortages in the IC supply chain have gradually expanded from consumer electronics and ICT products to industrial and automotive markets. In the past, manufacturers in the automotive […]

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The semiconductor market has changed from a comprehensive shortage to a partial shortage! How long will the sweet period of the 28nm node last?

(Electronic Enthusiast Network reported article / Zhang Ying) On February 16, the latest data from the American Semiconductor Association SIA showed that global semiconductor sales in 2021 will reach a record $555.9 billion, a year-on-year increase of 26.2%. China remains the largest semiconductor market, with sales totaling $192.5 billion in 2021. Year-over-year growth of 27.1% […]

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