TowerJazz Selected By CMP

Newport Beach-based semiconductor firm TowerJazz said Wednesday that its 0.18 micron power management and CMOS image sensor technology, plus associated process design kits, have been selected by semiconductor prototyping group CMP. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed, hwoever, the two said that the TowerJazz process technology will be available for prototyping by companies, universities and research labs through the services provided by CMP. CMP is a nonprofit which helps universities and others consolidate their designs onto wafer batches, allowing smaller projects to be fabricated affordably. CMP said the move helps fill a gap in its current process offering.