What’s in the November/December Issue?

Each issue of Semiconductor Digest has articles found only in the magazine. Click on the links to read the articles in the November/December issue.

How AI Found the Words to Kill Cancer Cells

Using new machine learning techniques, researchers at UC San Francisco (UCSF), in collaboration with a team at IBM Research, have developed a virtual molecular library of thousands of “command sentences” for cells, based on combinations of “words” that guided engineered immune cells to seek out and tirelessly kill cancer cells.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Announces Executive Leadership Transition

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited today announced that its Board of Directors approved a leadership transition plan in which Dr. Mike Chang, currently Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, will serve as Executive Chairman of AOS, and he will transition the role of Chief Executive Officer to Mr. Stephen Chang, currently the President of AOS.

What’s in the November/December Issue?

Each issue of Semiconductor Digest has articles found only in the magazine. Click on the links to read the articles in the November/December issue.

Electronic Fluorocarbons and Solvay Partner to Serve Semiconductor Industry

Solvay and Electronic Fluorocarbons (EFC) have agreed to an exclusive distribution partnership to provide Solvay products to North American semiconductor manufacturers and suppliers.

KLA Launches Revolutionary X-Ray Metrology System

Today, KLA Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC) announced the launch of the revolutionary Axion T2000 X-ray metrology system for advanced memory chip manufacturers.

CEA-Leti Shares the Path Towards Full Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing In Plenary Talk at IEDM 2022

CEA-Leti presented three papers at IEDM 2022 detailing its recent advances and future challenges in quantum computing using Si-based qubit devices with FDSOI technologies.

Entegris Expands Impact Across Corporate Social Responsibility Priorities

Entegris, a supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor and other high-tech industries, today issued its latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report.

Imec and Rapidus Sign Memorandum of Cooperation to Collaborate on Advanced Semiconductor Technologies

Today, in Tokyo, Japan, imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, and Rapidus, a newly founded semiconductor company in Japan, have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC).

Keysight Joins Intel Foundry Services Accelerator EDA Alliance Program

Keysight Technologies, Inc., a technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced that it has joined the Intel Foundry Services (IFS) Accelerator Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Alliance program.

Major Silicon Carbide Semiconductor Supplier Chooses Aehr for Production Wafer Level Test and Burn-in

Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ: AEHR), a worldwide supplier of semiconductor production test and reliability qualification equipment, today announced it has received an initial production order from its new major silicon carbide semiconductor supplier customer for a FOX-XP multi-wafer test and burn-in system configured with Aehr’s new fully integrated and automated WaferPak Aligner.

Finwave Joins MITRE Engenuity’s Semiconductor Alliance to Accelerate Semiconductor Innovation in the U.S.

Finwave Semiconductor, Inc. today announced they have joined MITRE Engenuity’s Semiconductor Alliance.

CEA-Leti Presents RRAM’s ‘Promising Advantages’ For Neuromorphic/In-Memory Computing at IEDM 2022

A CEA-Leti tutorial presented at IEDM 2022 highlighted promising advantages that resistive random-access memory (RRAM) technologies hold for implementing novel neuromorphic/in-memory computing systems for massively parallel, low-power and low-latency computation.

EPOW Receives $464 Million Purchase Order from a Top 5 Global EV Battery Manufacturer

Sunrise New Energy Co., Ltd. today announced that it has received a purchase order from a top 5 global EV battery manufacturer for 80,000 metric tons of graphite anode.

NY CREATES and Bleximo Announce New Quantum Computing R&D Partnership at Albany NanoTech Complex

Bleximo Corp., a full-stack quantum computing system integration firm, today announced plans to expand its design, prototyping, and marketing operations to the Albany NanoTech Complex in Upstate New York.

Micron Delivers the World’s Most Advanced Client SSD Featuring 232-Layer NAND Technology

Micron Technology, Inc. today announced it is shipping the Micron 2550 NVMe SSD to global PC OEM customers for use in mainstream laptops and desktops.

French Start-Up Siquance Targets Commercial Quantum Computing Leveraging Advanced Microelectronics and European Semiconductor Expertise

Siquance was launched in Grenoble on the 29th of November, 2022. Co-founded and directed by Maud Vinet, Siquance aims to develop and commercialize a quantum computer built on advanced microelectronics technology and the expertise of European chip manufacturers.

Samsung Electronics and NAVER Team Up to Develop Semiconductor Solutions Optimized for Hyperscale AI

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and NAVER Corporation today announced a wide-reaching collaboration to develop semiconductor solutions tailored for hyperscale artificial intelligence (AI) models.

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 0.3% Month-to-Month in October

Global semiconductor sales ticked down again in October, with sales decreasing on a year-to-year basis by the largest percentage since December 2019.

Transphorm Expands Footprint with GaN Application Lab in China

Transphorm, Inc. announced it has opened a new office in Shenzhen, China.

onsemi Divests Niigata, Japan Fab

onsemi today announced the completion of the sale of its Niigata, Japan facility to JS Foundry K.K.

TechInsights Acquires IC Knowledge LLC in a Further Expansion of Its Platform of Semiconductor Market Analysis Content

TechInsights Inc. announced the acquisition of IC Knowledge LLC, the world leader in cost modeling of semiconductors.

Zuken and CSA Catapult Present Results of an R&D Collaboration for the Optimization of Tools for the Design of Power Modules

Zukenand Compound Semiconductor Applications (CSA) Catapult are announcing an important milestone in their R&D collaboration aimed at building a development environment for compound semiconductor products.

NextFlex Announces Over $8 Million in Funding for Flexible Hybrid Electronics Innovations in Advanced Semiconductor Packaging and Environmental Sustainability

NextFlex, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, today announced $8.45 million in funding (including $4.25M in cost-share contribution from participants) for nine new projects as part of its Project Call 7.0 to further promote FHE development and adoption throughout the U.S. advanced manufacturing sector.

Bruker Completes the Acquisition of Neurescence Inc.

Bruker Corporation today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Neurescence Inc.

FEATURED VIDEO — Marposs: Bringing New Solutions to Inspection, Measurement and Monitoring

Frank Powell, who is in charge of business development in semiconductor for Marposs, and Patrice Belin, product manager for STIL, a division of Marposs, talk to Semiconductor Digest editor Pete Singer about the company, its products and their applications. Marposs Company provides precision metrology equipment in the form of probes, in-process gauges and non-contact sensors for process control and monitoring. The STIL group adds chromatic confocal and interferometry technology to the line-up. Applications include ingot slicing, lapping/polishing/CMP, back grinding and machine monitoring. Chromatic confocal tech is used to produce high-accuracy bump measurements.

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