Analysts: 12" wafers to become mainstream by 2009

This year, 12" silicon-wafer shipments are expected to account for 20 percent of global silicon-wafer shipments, up from 12% in 2004, according to Gartner Dataquest. The market-research firm has also forecast that by 2009, the 12" segment will overtake the 8" segment to become the mainstream.

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