Renesas doubles gate structure in sub-45-nm transistors

Taylor, Colleen
June 2007
Electronic News;6/25/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 26, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the announcement made by Renesas Technology Corp. that it has developed what it calls and extremely high-performance transistor technology with low-cost fabrication capability for microprocessors and system-on-a-chip (SoC) devices. According to the company, the new semiconductor manufacturing technology has a p-type transistor with a titanium nitride (TiN) metal gate and an n-type transistor with a conventional polysilicon gate.


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