67 WALL STREET, New York - October 7, 2013 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Semiconductors Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs and Equity Analysts. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.
Topics covered: Cloud Computing - Mobile Device Consumer Demand - Enterprise Data Storage Demand - Energy Efficiency, Cloud Computing and Telecommunications
Companies include: Intermolecular, Inc. (IMI) and many more.
In the following excerpt from the Semiconductors Report, the Founder, President and CEO of Intermolecular, Inc. (IMI) discusses company strategy and the outlook for this vital industry:
TWST: What notable customer wins have you had recently, particularly in the semiconductor sector, and what will those wins mean for Intermolecular?
Mr. Lazovsky: I can work maybe backward from the most recent but in the last quarter, we announced that in the first quarter we closed a large multiyear collaborative development program and intellectual property licensing deal with Micron Technology, the recent acquirer of Elpida Memory. Micron is now the number-two company in memory, really a technology leader and always has been a leading technology company in the memory sector. And they are number five in terms of total size in the semiconductor industry - tremendously innovative company, and we have a broadly scoped collaborative development program, which includes DRAM technology development that builds on the five years of technology development we have done historically with Elpida.
And then adding to that, we're working with Micron in developing multiple different nonvolatile memory technology applications. In addition to Micron, our semiconductor partners include GlobalFoundries, which is one of the leading foundries. We have a program with them that's very broad in scope and has recently been focusing significantly on 14 nanometer product technology that GlobalFoundries calls 14XM, which is a move to three-dimensional transistor technology, or FinFET technology.
In addition to GlobalFoundries, we are working closely with Toshiba and SanDisk in three-dimensional ReRAM technology, which is a post-NAND-Flash nonvolatile memory, a technology that's slated to move into production over the course of the next few years. We also have earlier-stage engagements with other Tier-I companies. In the semiconductor industry, the only...
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