May 24, 2007 – Fujitsu Ltd. has signed a deal with Jazz Technologies Inc. to jointly provide systems-on-chip (SoC) products for RF CMOS devices, combining Jazz’s RF and mixed-signal technology with Fujitsu’s 90-65nm LSI manufacturing processes. Devices will be manufactured at Fujitsu’s 300mm fab in Kuwana, Mie Prefecture (Japan), and marketed and sold jointly by both companies.
“Jazz has RF modeling capabilities, a specialized design platform in analog and mixed-signal technologies and RF expertise. Coupled with Fujitsu’s 65nm and 90nm process technologies and comprehensive library of digital IPs, our joint efforts with Jazz will provide customers access to state-of-the art and flexible manufacturing technology that will provide first-rate solutions,” said Kazuyuki Kawauchi, president/CEO oft Fujitsu Microelectronics America, in a statement.
Gil Amelio, chairman/CEO of Jazz Technologies, added that the relationship “will aid in the expansion of our technology roadmap by enabling us to offer RFCMOS in Fujitsu’s advanced 90/65nm technology nodes.”