FD-SOI, RF-SOI right techs at right time, GF CEO tells EETimes

In an EETimes interview, GlobalFoundries CEO Sanjay Jha said RF-SOI and FD-SOI were “…the right technologies at the right time,” (read the full piece here). He offered the new iPhone 6s as a proofpoint for the value of RF-SOI. For the company’s 22nm FD-SOI, he said production tape-out will be “…in the second half of 2016”. He sees big opps for FD-SOI with the fabless community in China, noting its suitability for mass market smartphones, automotive, power-critical IoT and analog devices.

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