Asia Express - Consumer Electronics
Micron, Nanya to Start Production on 42nm Process in 2H 2010
February 12, 2010
US Micron Technology and Taiwan's Nanya Technology jointly announced a 42nm process technology for the production of 2Gbit DDR3 (Double Data Rate Three) memory products, EE Times reported on February 8. With sampling slated for the second quarter, production using the 42nm process technology is projected to follow in the second half of 2010. Nanya expects to leverage the 42nm process technology to serve the server and PC market as well as the consumer market. Both Nanya and Inotera Memories, a joint venture between Nanya and Micron, are expected to adopt the 42nm process in the second half. Furthermore, Nanya and Micron are currently developing a more advanced 30-nm process technology, according to the EE Times report.