UMC to offer ARM Artisan physical IP and POP IP in its 28nm HLP process
UMC to offer ARM Artisan physical IP platform along with POP IP in its 28nm high-performance low-power (HLP) process technology.
UMC's 28nm dual process roadmap includes both poly SiON and High-K/Metal Gate based technologies.
The ARM POP IP for the Cortex-A7 processor is targeted for 1.2GHz on UMC's 28HLP platform, and delivery began in December 2013.
UMC's 28HLP process is currently in pilot production for customer products on 28HLP, with volume production expected in early 2014.