SOI By the Book


A new book, SOI Device Technology by Makoto Yoshimi, PhD, covers the history of SOI, the floating body effect and a variety of LSI applications.

Language: Japanese Publisher: ED Research, Co. (Tokyo, Japan) www.edresearch.co.jp/FocusRepo/soi.html

An SOI pioneer (he began his research over 20 years ago for Toshiba), Makoto Yoshimi is now Chief Scientist of Soitec Asia. “This book describes what SOI is all about”, he says, “and provides an introduction for device engineers and graduate students.”

Dr. Shigeto Maegawa of Renesas Technology Corp. (Japan) notes that the book “…captures the enthusiasm of the engineers who worked so tenaciously to make SOI a reality.” •

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