What’s in the March Issue?

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AI “Brain” Created from Core Materials for OLED TVs

A joint research team from POSTECH develops semiconductor devices for high-performance AI operations by applying IGZO materials widely used in OLED displays.

Investment Boom in Semiconductor Industry: Exyte Expands Engineering and Production Capacities in Czech Republic

Exyte, a global leader in the design, engineering, and delivery of high-tech facilities, is expanding its engineering and production capacities in the Czech Republic.

What’s in the March Issue?

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

Dell’Oro Group Launches New Data Center IT Semiconductors and Components Advanced Research Report

Dell’Oro Group announced today the launch of its new Data Center IT Semiconductors and Components advanced research report.

IDTechEx Discusses The Tantalizing Potential for GaN in Electric Vehicle Power Electronics

As electric vehicle (EV) power electronics undergoes a paradigm shift towards wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors, it is clear that silicon carbide (SiC) is becoming the material of choice, while gallium nitride (GaN) is often shoe-boxed into telecommunications or optoelectronics applications.

Global High Bandwidth Memory Market to Hit Sales of US$ 3,433.8 Million by 2031

The global high bandwidth memory market is projected to reach US$ 3,433.8 million by 2031 up from US$ 292.7 million in 2022, at a CAGR of 31.3% during the forecast period 2023-2031.

Alphawave Semi Opens Pune Office, Continues Expansion into India

Alphawave Semi today announced the opening of its latest office in Pune, India, bolstering its existing footprint in the country and growing its capabilities in custom silicon and connectivity IP.

Nova Opens New Large-Scale Clean Room in Israel

Nova announced today the opening of its new production facility in Israel. The clean room aims at expanding Nova’s production capacity and complements the existing facilities, allowing the Company to improve production procedures and yields.

Bare Die SiC from ROHM Chosen by Apex Microtechnology for Newest Line of Power Modules

ROHM Semiconductor today announced that precision power analog company Apex Microtechnology is adopting ROHM’s silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs and SiC Schottky Barrier Diode (SBD) for a new line of power modules.

Pusan National University Researchers Explain the Mechanism Behind High Anisotropic Evaporation Rate of Zinc Oxide Polar Surface

The high rate of anisotropic evaporation of the zinc oxide (ZnO) (0001) polar surface has been long known but remained unexplained. Now, a group of researchers from Korea, Germany, and France has explained this phenomenon using atomic-scale observations and computational simulations.

NVIDIA Redefines Workstations to Power New Era of AI, Design, Industrial Metaverse

NVIDIA today announced six new NVIDIA RTX Ada Lovelace architecture GPUs for laptops and desktops, which enable creators, engineers and data scientists to meet the demands of the new era of AI, design and the metaverse.

Global Fab Equipment Spending on Track for 2024 Recovery After 2023 Slowdown, SEMI Reports

The 2023 decline will stem from weakening chip demand and higher inventory of consumer and mobile devices.

Chroma ATE Celebrates Key Semiconductor Milestone with Renewed Focus on Global Expansion

Chroma ATE, a supplier of precision test and measurement instrumentation globally, is celebrating a key milestone of 3,500 worldwide semiconductor test system shipments since 2012, highlighting its plans to harness chip industry growth in the US and Europe.

Intel Appoints Stuart Pann to Lead Intel Foundry Services

Intel Corporation today announced the appointment of Stuart Pann as senior vice president and general manager of Intel Foundry Services (IFS), Intel’s commercial foundry business.

ROHM Establishes Ultra-High-Speed Control IC Technology that Maximizes the Performance of GaN Devices

ROHM Semiconductor today introduced ultra-high-speed control IC technology that maximizes the performance of GaN and other high-speed switching devices.

Renesas to Acquire Panthronics

Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced its wholly owned subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement with the shareholders of Panthronics AG, a fabless semiconductor company specializing in high-performance wireless products, under which Renesas will acquire Panthronics in an all-cash transaction. 

Flexciton’s Software Trial at Renesas Fab Tackles One of the Most Complex Aspects of Fab Scheduling

Timelink constraints are one of the most complex issues to handle in fab scheduling. They define the maximum allowed time between steps in the production of a wafer.

Veeco Releases New Sustainability Report

Veeco Instruments Inc. today released its latest Sustainability Report highlighting the company’s continued progress towards environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

Commerce Department Outlines Proposed National Security Guardrails for CHIPS for America Incentives Program

Guardrails will ensure innovations and technology funded by CHIPS Act bolsters technological and national security for America and our allies.

Zepsor Technologies Joins the Silicon Catalyst Incubator

Zepsor Technologies, a developer of zero-power infrared sensors, is announcing that the company has been accepted into the Silicon Catalyst incubator, the world’s only incubator focused exclusively on accelerating semiconductor solutions.

Omdia: Large-Area Display Expects to Grow by 0.8% YoY in Unit and 3.5% YoY in Area Shipments in 2023 in Spite of Global Recession

Shipments of large-area display in 2023 will increase by 0.8% year on year (YoY) in unit and 3.5% YoY in area, according to Omdia’s latest Large Area Display Market Tracker 4Q22.

Electronic Gas Markets Show Minor Contraction on the Heels of Solid Growth

TECHCET reports that the Electronic Gases market segment grew over 8% in 2022, reaching US$6.8 billion in global sales.

NVIDIA, ASML, TSMC and Synopsys Set Foundation for Next-Generation Chip Manufacturing

NVIDIA today announced a breakthrough that brings accelerated computing to the field of computational lithography, enabling semiconductor leaders like ASML, TSMC and Synopsys to accelerate the design and manufacturing of next-generation chips, just as current production processes are nearing the limits of what physics makes possible.

Plasma Power for the Angstrom Era

Preview AE’s newest innovation for a new era in #semiconductor technology. The shorter steps, frequent transitions, and longer recipes of the most advanced applications require an ambitious approach to #plasmapower delivery. Advanced Energy is once again breaking new ground, leveraging over four decades of expertise and progress, with a new solution to fill the need for transformational power delivery technologies. Watch the video and discover our newest solution, designed to empower innovative applications that move device architectures to ever-smaller dimensions. #PreparefortheAngstromEra

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