Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.
Top Ten Predictions From Future Horizons
Thanks to Mike Bryant, CTO of Future Horizons, for this one – ten predictions for the next 13 years.
2013 Albany begins operating 450mm R&D lines
2014 Hynix/HP and Samsung/Imec launch memristors
2015 ASML ship first volume production 450mm machines with 450mm tables
2016 First LED 200mm production cuts costs and moves LED into mainstream lighting
2017 TSMC starts pilot production of 15nm Finfets on 450mm
2018 First large-scale prototype graphene transistor based ICs appear
2019 Intel move to mass production on 8nm
2020 Graphene ICs enter pilot production
2021-5 Implantable mobile phones
3D projection displays possibly using graphene emitters
Tags: mass production, pilot production, samsung, transistor, volume production