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 that makes the radiation-hardened chips for its nuclear arsenal. It is also spending up to US $170-million to enhance the capabilities of SkyWater Technology Foundry, in Bloomington, Minn., in part to improve the company’s radiation-hardened-chip line for other Defense Department needs.
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