Joint program puts “cognitive” in chip manufacturing


Computer chips can fail in countless ways, from countless sources in the manufacturing process. Even with terabytes of sensor data pouring from the manufacturing equipment used to make them, there...

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Microelectronics

March 7, 2017

Advancing toward 7nm


This is the fourth of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Air spacers for 10nm chips


This is the third of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Another kind of chip with carbon nanotubes


This is the second of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Mapping hot spots at 10nm and below


This is the first of a four-part series about IBM featured papers at IEDM 2016. The annual International Electron Devices Meeting is “the world's pre-eminent forum for reporting technological breakthroughs...

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December 2, 2016

Material innovation key to 7nm and beyond


As our semiconductor research team in Albany, NY continues to scale CMOS technology towards future nodes – to 10nm, 7nm, and beyond – the transistor channel resistance that determines current...

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June 23, 2016

Taking microelectronics research to the atomic size future and beyond


At the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., tucked between office desks and meeting rooms, there is approximately 40,000 square feet of cleanroom space which comprises the...

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June 3, 2016

Advancing semiconductor tech, one nanometer at a time


Dr. Griselda Bonilla is the senior manager of the Advanced BEOL Interconnect Technology team at IBM Research...

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May 25, 2016

IBM Research demonstrates critical advancement in EUV lithography infrastructure for...


Last year, IBM Research and our partners announced the industry’s first functional 7 nanometer node test chips, utilizing EUV Lithography. It represents the most significant chip-industry design and manufacturing innovations...

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February 21, 2016

IBM and ASTRON provide microserver prototypes to three Dutch partners


  One 64-bit Microserver When it goes live by 2024, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope will collect a deluge of radio signals from deep space. More specifically, every day...

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November 19, 2015