IC Insights Raises Its 2021 Worldwide IC Market Forecast to +24%

Global IC market expected to exceed $500 billion for the first time.

Alliance Memory Moves Taiwan Office to Larger Facility to Accommodate Global Growth

To help accommodate its rapid global expansion while providing room for future growth, Alliance Memory has moved into a new building in Taiwan with twice the warehouse and office space of the company’s previous local facility.

Imec Reports First Electrical Demonstration of Integrated Forksheet Devices to Extend Nanosheets Beyond 2nm Technology Node

This week, at the 2021 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits (VLSI 2021), imec demonstrates for the first time fully functional integrated forksheet field-effect transistors.

3D Semiconductor Packaging Market Growth Opportunities in the Forthcoming Years with Forecast to 2023

As per the latest report published by Market Research Future (MRFR), the global 3D semiconductor packaging market is likely to reach a valuation of USD 37,472.7 million by the end of 2023, reflecting a healthy growth rate.

Applied Materials Breakthrough in Chip Wiring Enables Logic Scaling to 3nm and Beyond

Applied Materials, Inc. today unveiled a new way to engineer the wiring of advanced logic chips that enables scaling to the 3nm node and beyond.

NHanced Semiconductors Announces Dedicated High‑Volume Advanced Packaging Facility

NHanced Semiconductors is expanding the cleanroom of its North Carolina foundry to house a new high-volume line of advanced packaging (AP) equipment.

Hprobe Announces Breakthrough in High-Volume Testing for Automotive/Consumer Advanced 3D Magnetic Sensors

Hprobe today announced the demonstration of a new 3D magnetic generator design resulting in magnetic field accuracy of less than 5µT (5 microteslas) for wafer level probing of 3D angular magnetic sensors.

STMicroelectronics Introduces Cost-Efficient NFC Transceiver

The ST25R3918 from STMicroelectronics is a multi-purpose NFC transceiver supporting passive peer-to-peer functionality and NFC card-emulation mode as well as NFC reader operation.

Graphcore and SiPearl Announce Strategic Partnership

Graphcore, the British maker of the Intelligence Processing Unit (IPU), a new type of microprocessor specifically designed to support artificial intelligence workloads, and SiPearl, the Franco-German company that designs the high computing power and low consumption microprocessor for supercomputers, have entered into a strategic partnership.

ETEL’s New Advanced Motion Controller Offers Real-Time Processing for Complex Manufacturing

ETEL’s new UltimET Advanced is a powerful and versatile multi-axis motion controller now available to bring fast real-time processing and a higher level of flexibility to a variety of complex manufacturing applications.

High End FinFet ASIC Market To Approach $20 Billion

The global high end ASIC market will reach nearly $20 billion in five years, driven by high-performance computing applications in data processing and telecommunications, according to James Huang, Vice President, Alchip Technologies.

Gartner Says Global Chip Shortage Expected to Persist Until Second Quarter of 2022

The worldwide semiconductor shortage will persist through 2021, and is expected to recover to normal levels by the second quarter of 2022, according to Gartner, Inc.

Rice Lab Peers Inside 2D Crystal Synthesis

Rice University theorists simulate the molecular transitions that take place inside a furnace to create 2D molybdenum disulfide, a semiconductor that could find a home in next-generation electronics.

Semiconductor Revenues Rose 0.5% QoQ to $131.1B in 1Q21, According to Omdia

Semiconductor revenue in Q1 2021 grew from the previous quarter, Q4 2020, marking just the third time that has happened since research firm Omdia began tracking quarterly semiconductor revenue in 2002.

STMicroelectronics and Politecnico di Milano Announce Agreement on Research Center for Advanced Sensors

STMicroelectronics and Politecnico di Milano, a scientific-technological university, which trains engineers, architects and industrial designers, announced today a five-year collaboration agreement in the presence of Italy’s Minister of Economic Development Giancarlo Giorgetti.

Global Semiconductor Process Control Equipment Market Size to Grow Substantially through 2026

The research report on ‘global semiconductor process control equipment market’ is all-inclusive analysis of this domain, inclusive of historical data and verifiable projections for 2020-2025.

Automotive IC Marketshare Slips in 2020 After Steady Gains Since 1998

After a 3% drop in 2020, the automotive IC market is forecast to surge more than 25% in 2021.

UMass Amherst Researchers Create Intelligent Electronic Microsystems from Green Material

A research team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst has created an electronic microsystem that can intelligently respond to information inputs without any external energy input, much like a self-autonomous living organism.

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 1.9% Month-to-Month in April

The Semiconductor Industry Association announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $41.8 billion in April 2021, an increase of 1.9% from the March 2021 total of $41.0 billion and 21.7% more than the April 2020 total of $34.4 billion.

sureCore & Intrinsic Announce Collaboration to Bring Novel RRAM Technology to Market

sureCore Limited and Intrinsic Ltd today announced a collaboration agreement to bring high performance embedded RRAM to market.

indie Semiconductor and Thunder Bridge Acquisition II, Ltd. Announce Closing of Business Combination

indie Semiconductor and Thunder Bridge Acquisition II, Ltd. today announced the completion of their previously announced business combination.

GaN Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Enabling 1200V and Beyond Power Switches, Now Commercially Available for 200mm Large Scale Manufacturing

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s gallium nitride (GaN) wafers, also called large-area engineered substrates, can enable GaN to potentially be a displacement technology for silicon semiconductors used in microelectronics, particularly in power electronics.

Cree and Gospower Deliver Silicon Carbide to Server Power Supply Market

Cree, Inc. today announced that Shenzhen Gospower Digital Technology Co., Ltd. will utilize Cree’s Wolfspeed 650V silicon carbide MOSFETs for next generation Common Redundant Power Supply (CRPS) solutions.

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