Ook EETimes heeft een artikeltje in elkaar gedraaid met info over de oorzaken achter de recente DRAM prijs explosie. Hier een stukje:
One problem was the difficult transition many DRAM makers experienced in moving to linewidths below 0.25-micron this year, said Jamie Stitt, DRAM business development manager at Toshiba America Electronic Components (Irvine, Calif.). "There were major challenges in going to 0.22 and 0.18," leading to poor yields at many vendors. "Some DRAM manufacturers were possibly making fewer parts in the third quarter than at the beginning of the second quarter." He expects similar snags when the shift to 0.15 micron begins to takes place next year.
Het volledige artikel lees je hier.