Intel's 22nm Process to Enter Volume Manufacturing Stage in 2012

Intel logoIntel is optimistic that it will be able to mass produce chips using the 22nm process in two yeas from now, the company said in a press event in Japan on Thursday.

The company's technology outlook includes the transition to the 32nm manufacturing process later this year, with full scale production to be applied in 2010, the Japanese technology web site PC Watch reported on Thursday.

Intel uses a logic technology that incorporates second-generation high-k + metal gate technology, 193nm immersion lithography for critical patterning layers and enhanced transistor strain techniques. These features enhance the performance and energy efficiency of Intel processors. Intel's manufacturing process has the highest transistor performance and the highest transistor density of any reported 32nm technology in the industry, the company claims.

Intel also believes that the use of Hafnium-based high-k metal gate (Hi-k) formula and the use of Metal (gate electrode) - both already used in the 45nm process - will again be the key to the succesful transition to the advanced 22nm process in 2010.

Beyond that, Intel's roadmap includes the transition to the 22nm technology node in 2012, followed by the 16nm in 2014 and the 11nm process two years later.

Finishing the development phase for the company's 32nm process technology and production readiness in this timeframe means that Intel remains on pace with its ambitious product and manufacturing cadence referred to as the company's "tick-tock" strategy. That plan revolves around introducing an entirely new processor microarchitecture alternating with a cutting edge manufacturing process about every 12 months.

Source: CDRINFO

Tags: 22 nm, 32 nm, CPUs, Intel, technologies

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
The beginning of the end for physical discs?
 
Apple has plans to help improve on Siri with their latest acquisition
 
Coin miners discovered in eight different applications
 
The idea of turning a foldable smartphone into a wearable isn't new
 
LG is also expected to release the more affordable 5G-equipped device smartphone later this year
 
New feature currently in development for Chromium
 
The new API came with limitations that put a muzzle on the number of network requests an extension could access
 
Major WSL improvement coming in Windows 10 version 1903
The Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) Review
The evolution of the successful smartphone, now with a waterproof body and USB Type-C
February 7, 2017 /
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
2425262728  




Poll

Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments (14)