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U.S. Invests in Fabs That Make Radiation-Hardened Chips

U.S. Invests in Fabs That Make Radiation-Hardened Chips

U.S. Invests in Fabs That Make Radiation-Hardened Chips SkyWater Technology is adding radiation hardening and copper interconnects to its toolkit. The U.S. is investing in upgrades to the fabrication facility ...
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Pentagon, With an Eye on China, Pushes for Help From American Tech

Pentagon, With an Eye on China, Pushes for Help From American Tech

Pentagon, With an Eye on China, Pushes for Help from American Tech Talks over how U.S. companies can ensure future supplies of advanced computer chips have taken on more urgency ...
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Minnesota Chip Maker Gets up to $170 Million from U.S. Defense Department

Minnesota Chip Maker Gets up to $170 Million from U.S. Defense Department

Minnesota Chip Maker Gets up to $170 Million from U.S. Defense Department Semiconductor maker SkyWater Technology said on Monday it will receive up to $170 million from the U.S. Department ...
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SkyWater Growth Backed by $170 Million from DOD

SkyWater Growth Backed by $170 Million from DOD

SkyWater Growth Backed by $170 Million from DOD The next satellite the U.S. government puts into orbit might have a little bit of Minnesota inside. SkyWater Technology Foundry recently started ...
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US DoD invests $170M in SkyWater Fab

US DoD invests $170M in SkyWater Fab

US DoD Invests $170M in SkyWater Fab SkyWater Technology, the only US-owned pure-play foundry which operates an old 200mm Cypress fab in Bloomington, Minnesota, is to receive a $170 million ...
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SkyWater, Minnesota's Biggest Chip Plant, is Getting Even Bigger with a Third Clean Room

SkyWater, Minnesota’s Biggest Chip Plant, is Getting Even Bigger with a Third Clean Room

SkyWater, Minnesota's biggest chip plant, is getting even bigger with a third clean room $170M Defense Department grant will help Bloomington chipmaker pay for expansion. SkyWater Technology Inc., the biggest ...
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A Different Foundry Model

A Different Foundry Model

A Different Foundry Model Skywater, a U.S.-owned pureplay foundry is tackling up-and-coming technologies with both R&D and volume manufacturing. Joanne Itow of Semico Research talks about SkyWater's position in 200 ...
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SkyWater Gets $170 Million from Pentagon for Space-Friendly Chips

SkyWater Gets $170 Million from Pentagon for Space-Friendly Chips

SkyWater Gets $170 Million from Pentagon for Space-Friendly Chips Semiconductor maker SkyWater Technology said on Monday it will receive up to US$170 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to ...
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MIT Professor Max Shulaker Gives Talk on Carbon Nanotube Based 3DSoC Technology at DARPA ERI Summit

MIT Professor Max Shulaker Gives Talk on Carbon Nanotube Based 3DSoC Technology at DARPA ERI Summit (Full Session) In the following video DARPA Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) Program Manager Linton ...
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The Next New Memories

The Next New Memories

The Next New Memories A new crop of memories in R&D could have a big impact on future compute architectures. Writer Mark Lapedus chats with several leaders in the developing ...
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First 3D Nanotube and RRAM ICs Come Out of Foundry

First 3D Nanotube and RRAM ICs Come Out of Foundry

First 3D Nanotube and RRAM ICs Come Out of Foundry Skywater Technology Foundry produces first wafers in a drive to match performance of cutting-edge silicon chips Read the rest of ...
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The Cook’s Tour by VLSI Research: SkyWater Technology Foundry

The Cook’s Tour by VLSI Research: SkyWater Technology Foundry

The Cook’s Tour by VLSI Research: SkyWater Technology Foundry SkyWater Technology Foundry is an emergent semiconductor manufacturer for which its uniqueness lies in being a solely U.S.-owned-and-operated, DMEA Category 1A ...
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Why computer-chip factories from the 1980s are still going strong in Bloomington

Why computer-chip factories from the 1980s are still going strong in Bloomington

Why computer-chip factories from the 1980s are still going strong in Bloomington The rise of specialty chips in all kinds of things has given new life to older factories across ...
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First Carbon Nanotube Mixed-Signal ICs

First Carbon Nanotube Mixed-Signal ICs

First Carbon Nanotube Mixed-Signal ICs RRAM 3D integration and a self-healing technique remove metallic nanotubes that poison analog circuits https://spectrum.ieee.org/nanoclast/semiconductors/design/first-carbon-nanotube-analog-and-mixedsignal-ics ...
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Carbon nanotube computers face a make-or-break moment

Carbon nanotube computers face a make-or-break moment

Carbon nanotube computers face a make-or-break moment Researchers have 2 years and $61 million in government funds to prove they can manufacture nanotube electronics in a semiconductor factory. https://cen.acs.org/materials/electronic-materials/Carbon-nanotube-computers-face-makebreak/97/i8 ...
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CEO interview: Sonderman on SkyWater's technology foundry model

CEO interview: Sonderman on SkyWater’s technology foundry model

CEO interview: Sonderman on SkyWater's technology foundry model SkyWater Technology Foundry Inc. is approaching the second anniversary of its formation as a "technology foundry" housed in mature facilities in Bloomington, ...
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Manna From Heaven

Manna From Heaven

Manna From Heaven: What would the chip industry give for a process which promises six generations of scaling? https://www.electronicsweekly.com/blogs/mannerisms/manufacturing-mannerisms/manna-from-heaven-2018-12/ ...
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Foundries See Growth, New Issues In 2019

Foundries See Growth, New Issues In 2019

Foundries See Growth, New Issues In 2019 Demand is rising for AI and automotive, flat for mobile phones, with trade uncertainty looming over everything. https://semiengineering.com/foundries-see-growth-challenges-in-2019/ ...
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The Good, the Bad, and the Weird: 3 Directions for Moore’s Law

The Good, the Bad, and the Weird: 3 Directions for Moore’s Law

The Good, the Bad, and the Weird: 3 Directions for Moore’s Law GlobalFoundries has dropped out, TSMC is thriving, and DARPA sees another way forward https://spectrum.ieee.org/semiconductors/design/the-good-the-bad-and-the-weird-3-directions-for-moores-law ...
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A Crisis In DoD’s Trusted Foundry Program?

A Crisis In DoD’s Trusted Foundry Program?

A Crisis In DoD’s Trusted Foundry Program? GlobalFoundries’ decision to put 7nm on hold is raising concerns across the mil/aero industry. https://semiengineering.com/a-crisis-in-dods-trusted-foundry-program/ ...
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At SkyWater, a project with DARPA could reshape the fortunes of a Minnesota chip factory

At SkyWater, a project with DARPA could reshape the fortunes of a Minnesota chip factory

At SkyWater, a project with DARPA could reshape the fortunes of a Minnesota chip factory: The writing has been on the wall for more than a decade: Moore’s Law will ...
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The Foundry at the Heart of DARPA's plan to Let Old Fabs Beat New Ones

The Foundry at the Heart of DARPA’s plan to Let Old Fabs Beat New Ones

The Foundry at the Heart of DARPA's plan to Let Old Fabs Beat New Ones: 3D tech could give a performance boost so big that chips built at SkyWater Technology’s ...
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Minnesota startup hopes to spark resurgence in U.S. chipmaking

Minnesota startup hopes to spark resurgence in U.S. chipmaking

Minnesota startup hopes to spark resurgence in U.S. chipmaking In 2017, with funding from a Minnesota private equity firm, a small startup called SkyWater Technology bought a chip foundry from Cypress Semiconductor ...
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DARPA Unveils Research Partners

DARPA Unveils Research Partners

DARPA Unveils Research Partners Four projects in post-Moore’s-law effort detailed https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1333502 ...
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200mm Fab Crunch

200mm Fab Crunch

200mm Fab Crunch Shortages of used equipment and lower margins mean this problem isn’t getting solved anytime soon. https://www.eetimes.com/document.asp?doc_id=1333502 ...
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Foundry Pursues Custom Path

Foundry Pursues Custom Path

Foundry Pursues Custom Path The SkyWater 200mm foundry in an office park outside the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, shows avenues for growth making semiconductors at 90nm and larger ...
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