Developments of Semiconductor Devices
Kaihua Zhang (Associate Professor) (the Department of Microelectronic Technology and Electronic Material Science, Chengdu Institute of Radio Engineering)
The evaluation on the quality of discrete devices and integrated circuits in China have been made. Also, domestic markets of semiconductor devices have been analysed and the difficult problems in device marketing and their causes discussed. Then the developing trends and the future of the semiconductor factories are explored, and the problems with homemade devices reviewed. Furthermore, imported production lines have been introduced.Apart from outlining the developments of discrete devices,the trends of China-made IC are studied as a main point, including the present situation of China's IC industry, the developments of ICs during the Seventh Five-Year Plan period, major types of ICs and ASICs. In the end, laconic description of IC trends in other countries has been made.