Samsung Adds RF/IoT Technology Solutions to its 8-inch Foundry Offerings

Samsung Electronics has announced more value added 8-inch (200mm) technology solutions for its foundry customers. They have added RF/IoT and fingerprint technology solutions on top of those that were already provided  like, eFlash, Power, display driver IC (DDI) and CMOS image sensor (CIS) offerings. By expanding their technology offerings into the RF/IoT and fingerprint segments, Samsung will enable their customers to take advantage of their state-of-the-art 8-inch solutions in a broader range of applications.

Samsung’s 8-inch process technology offerings now include the following solutions:

  • eFlash : 130 nm, 65 nm
  • Power: 130 nm, 90 nm (BCD+eFlash)
  • Display Driver IC : 180 nm, 130 nm, 90 nm, 70 nm
  • CMOS Image Sensor: 90 nm
  • RF/IoT : 90 nm (Ultra low leakage device)
  • Fingerprint Sensor: 180 nm

The 8-inch foundry market has been one of the focal points since Samsung's Foundry became a separate business last May. In this regard, Samsung has firmly established customer centric 8-inch service capabilities with great multi project wafer (MPW) programs as well as intellectual property (IP), and launched the Samsung Advanced Foundry Ecosystem (SAFE) program this year.

All 8-inch offerings, ranging from 180nm to 65nm, are processed at Line 6, a highly automated facility in Giheung, Korea.