Qualcomm Makes First Call with Chips Using TSMC's 45 nm Technology

December 2007
Portable Design;Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p9
The article reports on the first phone call on a 3G chip manufactured with TSMC's 45 nanometer (nm) process technology undertaken by Qualcomm Inc. in the electronic industries in the U.S. Qualcomm discloses its first call on its low-power-optimized 45 nm process technology with the use of advanced immersion lithography and extreme low-k-intermetal dielectric material. It then reveals on the competitive performance, cost efficiency, decreased leakage and increased integration of the technology.


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