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Biden-Harris Administration Announces CHIPS Act Funds for Absolics for Development of Glass Substrate Technology

Today, the Biden-Harris Administration announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce and Absolics, an affiliate of the Korea-based SKC, have signed a non-binding preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) to provide up to $75 million in direct funding under the CHIPS and Science Act to help advance U.S. technology leadership.

SEMIFIVE Signs MOU with Atron Technologies

SEMIFIVE, a design solution provider and pioneer of platform-based custom silicon solutions, has announced its agreement of MOU with China-based Atron Technologies, on May 23, 2024.

What’s in the April/May Issue?

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

How a Tiny Device Could Lead to Big Physics Discoveries and Better Lasers

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers have created the first topological quantum simulator device in the strong light-matter interaction regime that operates at room temperature.

SIA Applauds CHIPS Act Incentives for Absolics Project in Georgia

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released the following statement from SIA President and CEO John Neuffer applauding semiconductor manufacturing incentives announced by the U.S. Commerce Department and Absolics, an affiliate of the Korea-based SKC.

SEALSQ RISC-V Chips Adoption is Predicted to Get AI Boost Making it a Viable Competitor to Traditional GPUs

RISC-V technology is revolutionizing the microchip industry, challenging established giants and paving the way for transformative changes. By the end of 2022, the industry had already embraced over 10 billion RISC-V cores, with thousands of engineers globally contributing to RISC-V projects.

The Dominican Republic and Purdue University Sign MOU to Drive Semiconductor Growth

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and MSMEs of the Dominican Republic (MICM) announced a significant Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Purdue University to propel the country’s semiconductor industry and national development.

NHanced Semiconductors Launches New Website

Redesigned website showcases the company’s innovative Foundry 2.0 manufacturing model, with intuitive navigation and more news and blog options.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces Half-Bridge MOSFET for DC-DC Applications

By reducing the footprint size to enable a more efficient high-power design, the AONG36322 XSPairFET provides a leading solution for space-constrained DC-DC Buck applications.

Lattice Introduces Advanced 3D Sensor Fusion Reference Design for Autonomous Applications

Lattice Semiconductor, the low power programmable leader, today announced a new 3D sensor fusion reference design to accelerate advanced autonomous application development.

Toshiba Completes New 300mm Wafer Fabrication Facility for Power Semiconductors

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation today held a ceremony to mark the completion of a new 300mm wafer fabrication facility for power semiconductors and an office building at Kaga Toshiba Electronics Corporation in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

ROHM Semiconductor and Nanjing SemiDrive Technology Jointly Develop a Reference Design

ROHM Semiconductor and Nanjing SemiDrive Technology Ltd., China’s largest SoC manufacturer for smart cockpits, today announced they have jointly developed a smart cockpit reference design.

ThinkLabs AI, Inc. Launches and Secures $5M Seed Investment

New startup is developing a digital assistant that leverages a proprietary physics-informed AI digital twin and provides enhanced situational awareness capabilities so control room operators can maintain grid reliability.

Wearable Devices Get Signal Boost from Innovative Material

Rice engineer and collaborators overcome radio frequency performance challenges in skin-interfaced electronics.

Mobix Labs Completes Acquisition of RaGE Systems

RaGE Systems specializes in developing products for 5G communications, mmWave imaging, and Software Defined Radio systems targeting commercial, industrial, defense, and aerospace sectors.

Arctic Semiconductor Announces 3GPP Compliant Platform for 5G Private Networks

Arctic Semiconductor today announced that its low power, high performance 4×4 transceiver IceWings is powering a new small cell platform that has passed 3GPP specification and will soon be available in mass production.

Andes Technology and Arteris Partner To Accelerate RISC-V SoC Adoption

Andes Technology and Arteris partnership aims to support the growing adoption of RISC-V SoCs by mutual customers.

Wise-integration & Leadtrend Technology Introduce GaN System-in-Package

Wise-integration and Leadtrend Technology Corporation, a specialist in analog and analog-digital mixed-mode IC designs, today announced the release of a GaN system-in-package (SiP) supporting consumer electronics applications.

Semiconductor Revenue Outlook – May 2024

Revenues on the rise, with record growth expected in 2025.

Teradyne Marks 8,000th J750 Semiconductor Test System Shipment

Milestone achieved with V-Test, an independent third-party integrated circuit testing service company.

SEMICON Europa 2024 Call for Abstracts Opens

Presentation abstracts now accepted for Advanced Packaging Conference, Fab Management Forum, and MEMS & Imaging Sensors Summit.

Analog Bits Joins the Silicon Catalyst In-Kind Partner Ecosystem

Silicon Catalyst, an incubator exclusively focused on accelerating semiconductor solutions, announced that Analog Bits, Inc. has joined as a new member of its In-Kind Partner (IKP) ecosystem. 

EdgeCortix Launches SAKURA-II Platform to Power the Next Wave of Generative AI at the Edge

EdgeCortix Inc., a fabless semiconductor company specializing in energy-efficient AI processing at the edge, today unveiled its next-generation SAKURA-II Edge AI accelerator.

Micron Expands Workforce Development Collaborations to Meet Future Semiconductor Job Demand

Partnership with GlobalFoundries and the U.S. National Science Foundation, along with MSI Semiconductor Network and new commitments to aid groups, critical to building semiconductor talent pipeline.

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