Samsung Electronics Diversifies Its 8-Inch Foundry Offerings With New RF/IoT and Fingerprint Technology Solutions

21-Mar-2018 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 6:55 AM Print This Post

Line 6 in Giheung is dedicated to all 8-inch offerings, ranging from
180nm to 65nm

SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor
technology, today announced more value added 8-inch (200mm) technology
solutions for its foundry customers. On top of its existing eFlash,
Power, display driver IC (DDI) and CMOS image sensor (CIS) offerings,
RF/IoT and fingerprint technology solutions are now available through
Samsung’s 8-inch foundry services.

Currently, customers are working closely with Samsung to utilize the
company’s cutting-edge 8-inch technology offerings in various
applications. All 8-inch offerings, ranging from 180nm to 65nm, are
processed at Line 6, a highly automated facility in Giheung, Korea.

“Customers’ interests are very high given the industry’s needs for
alternative 8-inch solutions,” said Ryan Lee, Vice President of Foundry
Marketing at Samsung Electronics. “By expanding our technology offerings
into the RF/IoT and fingerprint segments, we will enable our customers
to take advantage of Samsung’s state-of-the-art 8-inch solutions in a
broader range of applications.”

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

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

The 8-inch foundry market has been one of the focal points since Samsung
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.

For more information about Samsung Foundry, please visit

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