Linton Expands in China, Offers Increased Capacity Just Eight Years After Acquiring Kayex

Dalian Linton NC Machine Co. Ltd. has opened a more than 70,000 square meter research and design center and manufacturing base in Xishan, Wuxi, China.

Disruptive.Asia Finds China Advances Chip Self-Sufficiency Amid Global Semiconductor Shortage

Disruptive.Asia comments that a global shortage of semiconductors is expected to last until at least next year, which – along with geopolitical tensions, COVID-19 and other factors – has shone a spotlight on the vulnerability of the world’s semiconductor supply chain.

Making the Shift from Blue to Red for Better LEDs

A new micro-light-emitting diode (micro-LED) developed at KAUST can efficiently emit pure red light and may help in the quest to develop full-color displays based on just a single semiconductor.

THz Emission Spectroscopy Reveals Optical Response of GaInN/GaN Multiple Quantum Wells

A team of researchers at the Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, in collaboration with Bielefeld University and Technical University Braunschweig in Germany, came closer to unraveling the complicated optical response of wide-bandgap semiconductor multiple quantum wells and how atomic-scale lattice vibration can generate free space terahertz emission.

ACM Research Appoints Elad Nadler as Senior Director of Service for North America and Europe

ACM Research, Inc., a supplier of wafer cleaning technologies for advanced semiconductor devices, today announced the appointment of Elad Nadler as Senior Director of Service for North America and Europe.

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 10.8% in 2020 to $464 Billion, Growth Will Accelerate This Year Despite Market Shortages, According to IDC

Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, the semiconductor market performed strongly in 2020. Demand by industry was uneven throughout the year due to global lockdowns, remote work and education, and shifts in consumer buying behavior.

In Graphene Process, Resistance Is Useful

A Rice University laboratory has adapted its laser-induced graphene technique to make high-resolution, micron-scale patterns of the conductive material for consumer electronics and other applications.

Physicists Unveil the Condensation of Liquid Light in a Semiconductor One-Atom-Thick

This discovery will help create new types of lasers capable of producing qubits – the main integral parts of quantum computers of the future.

JCET Completes RMB 5 Billion Private Placement with Diversified Investment Structure

JCET Group, a global provider of integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing and technology services, recently announced that the company successfully completed a capital raising of approximately RMB 5 billion.

Accelerating AI-Defined Cars

Expect to see a convergence of edge computing, machine vision and 5G-connected vehicles.

Towards 2D Memory Technology by Magnetic Graphene

In spintronics, the magnetic moment of electrons (spin) is used to transfer and manipulate information. An ultra-compact 2D spin-logic circuitry could be built from 2D materials that can transport the spin information over long distances and also provide strong spin-polarization of charge current. Experiments by physicists at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands) and Colombia University (USA) suggest that magnetic graphene can be the ultimate choice for these 2D spin-logic devices as it efficiently converts charge to spin current and can transfer this strong spin-polarization over long distances.

Quantum-Si Strengthens Board of Directors With Two Key Appointments

Quantum-Si Incorporated, a company pioneering next-generation semiconductor chip-based proteomics, announced today the appointment of Marijn Dekkers, Ph.D. and Ruth Fattori to its Board of Directors.

Boston Semi Equipment Reports Record Backlog for Test Handlers

Boston Semi Equipment (BSE), a global semiconductor test automation and test handler company, today announced record orders for its test handlers.

Qorvo Acquires Leading MEMS-based Sensor Solution Provider NextInput

Qorvo, a provider of RF solutions that connect the world, announced today that it has acquired Mountain View, California-based NextInput

SEMICON Europa, Messe München electronica 2022 Postponed One Week

SEMICON Europa 2022, co-located with electronica, will be postponed one week to November 15-18, SEMI announced today. The move follows Messe Munich’s announcement that it will postpone electronica for organizational reasons.

CMC Materials Reports Record Revenue for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2021 and Increases Full Year Guidance

CMC Materials, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCMP), a global supplier of consumable materials primarily to semiconductor manufacturers, today reported financial results for its second quarter of fiscal 2021, which ended March 31, 2021.

IBM Unveils World’s First 2 nm Chip Technology

IBM announced a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world’s first chip announced with 2 nm nanosheet technology. The new design is projected to achieve 45 percent higher performance and 75 percent lower energy use than today’s 7 nm chips. It will likely not be in production until 2024.

Technology Leaders Launch Canada’s Semiconductor Council: An Industry-Led Coalition to Address the Global Chip Shortage

Today, a select group of globally recognized Canadian founders, business leaders, chip manufacturers, and investors announce Canada’s Semiconductor Council.

Model N and Channelnomics Announce Strategic Partnership

Model N Inc. (NYSE: MODN) today announced a new partnership with Channelnomics, a business strategy and research firm that enables high technology companies to assess, plan, and build channel program success.

PsiQuantum and GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Build the World’s First Full-scale Quantum Computer

PsiQuantum, a quantum computing company focused on delivering a 1 million-plus qubit quantum computer, and GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) today announced a major breakthrough in their partnership to build the world’s first full-scale commercial quantum computer.

Kneron to Acquire Image Signal Processor Developer Vatics

Vatics acquisition allows Kneron to expand its chip offerings, integrating image sensing processors, beginning later in 2021.

Applied Materials Introduces Materials Engineering Solutions for DRAM Scaling

Applied Materials, Inc. today announced materials engineering solutions that give its memory customers three new ways to further scale DRAM and accelerate improvements in chip performance, power, area, cost and time to market (PPACt).

ROHM’s Expanded Lineup of High-Power Shunt Resistors Contributes to Miniaturization in High-Power Applications

ROHM Semiconductor today announced the development of the GMR320 series of shunt resistors featuring a rated power of 10W, the largest in the high-power, low-ohmic GMR lineup designed for high-power applications in the automotive, industrial equipment, and home appliance sectors.

A New Differential Pressure Sensor Based Mass Flow Controller for Advanced Semiconductor Processing

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