TITLE

Crolles2 withdrawal ups R&D costs of chip firms

AUTHOR(S)
Manners, David
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;12/5/2007, Issue 2315, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the cost of pulling out of the Crolles2 alliance to develop a core complementary metal oxide semiconductors (CMOS) process is starting to affect leading semiconductor companies. NXP Corp., Freescale Semiconductor Inc. and STMicroelectronics NV end their participation in developing core CMOS processes. It is stated that the firms are having to pay more for access to International Business Machines Corp.'s programme for developing CMOS process.
ACCESSION #
28115678

 

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