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Samsung announces 6mm and 8mm process technologies, 10nm FinFET production on track

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Samsung, a known brand in Smartphone market is also world leader in advanced semiconductor technology.

Today, samsung has announced addition of 6nm and 8nm process technologies to its roadmap. They bring in innovations from 10nm and 7nm technologies, offering greater scalability, performance and power advantages when compared with existing process nodes.

The 6nm and 8nm technologies brings in design infrastructure enhancements and delivers cost competitiveness. Samsung’s foundry technology roadmap and technical details about 6nm and 8nm will be available on May 24, 2017 at U.S Samsung Foundry Forum.

Apart from this, Samsung has also revealed that its production ramp-up of its 10nm FinFET process technology is on track. It is on schedule with steady high yields.

Samsung has already shipped 70,000 silicon wafers of its first-generation 10nm LPE (Low Power Early) to date. Its production commenced last october.

Jongshik Yoon, Executive Vice President and Head of Foundry Business at Samsung Electronics. said –

Samsung’s 10nm LPE is a game changer in the foundry industry. Following the 10LPE version, the 10nm LPP and LPU will enter mass production by the end of the year and next year, respectively. We will continue to offer the most competitive process technology in the industry.

Source Samsung