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March 5, 2018  -  Click the title to read the full press release.

Imec and Cadence Tape Out Industry's First 3nm Test Chip
Imec, and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that its extensive, long-standing collaboration has resulted in the industry's first 3nm test chip tapeout. The tapeout ...

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August 1, 2018
Imec Scientist Awarded ERC Starting Grant to develop Ultra-Small Microscopes
Imec announces that Niels Verellen, one of its young scientists, has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant. The grant of 1.5 million euros (for 5 years) will be used ...
June 22, 2018
Imec Presents Complementary FET (CFET) as Scaling Contender for Nodes Beyond N3
At this week's 2018 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, imec will present a process flow for a complementary FET (CFET) device for nodes beyond N3. The proposed ...
June 21, 2018
Imec furthers high-mobility nanowire FETs for nodes beyond 5nm
At this week's 2018 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, imec presented considerable progress in enabling germanium nanowire pFET devices as a practical ...
June 19, 2018
Imec demonstrates manufacturability of state-of-the-art spin-orbit torque MRAM devices on 300mm Si wafers
At 2018 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, imec demonstrates for the first time the possibility to fabricate state-of-the-art spin-orbit torque MRAM (SOT-MRAM) ...
June 6, 2018
Imec Extends Damascene Metallization Towards the 3nm Technology Node
At this week's 2018 IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conference (IITC 2018), imec will present 11 papers on advanced interconnects, ranging from extending ...
June 4, 2018
Imec demonstrates efficient cost-effective cooling solution for high performance chips
Imec announced that it has demonstrated for the first time a low-cost impingement-based solution for cooling chips at package level. This achievement is an important ...
April 13, 2018
Imec reaches milestone for next-gen solid-state batteries to power future long-range electrical vehicles
Imec has fabricated an innovative type of solid-state Li-ion battery achieving an energy density of 200 Wh/liter at a charging speed of 0.5C (2 hours). This battery ...
March 21, 2018
Flemish scientists win prestigious American cash prize
Communication can save lives. But what if existing technology is no longer available, after an attack for example? Scientists from IDLab, a core imec research group ...
March 19, 2018
Imec Honors Qualcomm Founder Irwin M. Jacobs with Lifetime of Innovation Award
Imec presented its annual Lifetime of Innovation Award to Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus of Qualcomm. The annual industry honor is presented ..
March 5, 2018
Imec and Cadence Tape Out Industry's First 3nm Test Chip
Imec, and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. announced that its extensive, long-standing collaboration has resulted in the industry's first 3nm test chip tapeout. The tapeout ...