The CEO of Globalfoundries has named the next decade the beginning of the «Golden age» of the semiconductor industry
The semiconductor industry expect great prospects. In any case, sure the CEO of Globalfoundries Sanjay JHA (Sanjay Jha), who leads opinion source.
According to the CEO of Globalfoundries, in the next decade will begin a «Golden age» of the semiconductor industry, due to increasing demand for chips. Strong demand will be associated with the proliferation of huge data centers and applications of artificial intelligence.
From manufacturers of semiconductor products will need to ensure the necessary production volumes. On the other hand, is a huge growth potential. In this regard, Globalfoundries accelerated the construction of new factories in China, designed for plates with a diameter of 300 mm. the Company should be ready next year, in a mass production process technology Globalfoundries 22FDX it will deploy in 2019.
As for more advanced processes, Globalfoundries recently announced a 7-nanometer process technology FinFET 7LP. The first products should be ready in the first half of 2018, and mass production is scheduled to begin in the second half of that year.