Collaboration Needed on Environmental Sustainability

The market drivers behind the semiconductor industry’s explosive growth are well known: AI, 5G, cloud computing, super computing, the IoT, gaming, automotive, medical and smart manufacturing, and of course, the work from home trend driven by the global pandemic.

What’s in the December Issue?

Each issue of Semiconductor Digest has articles found only in the magazine! Read the December issue online here or stop by booth 244 at SEMICON West, December 7 – 9, to pick up a printed copy.

Recently Developed Novel Li-conducting Polymeric Materials Enabling Superior Lithium Metal Anodes

Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are everywhere in our modern society and therefore the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three researchers for their contributions to develop LIBs.

SEMICON West 2021 Hybrid Opens Tomorrow In Person with Livestreamed Keynotes, Virtual Program, Automated Matchmaking, Video Chats

SEMICON West, North America’s premier microelectronics exhibition and conference, opens tomorrow with more than 150 industry visionaries and leaders from the semiconductor ecosystem, academia and government gathering for on-site keynotes, fireside chats, and executive panels on the latest microelectronics developments, trends and innovations.

Micron to Open Memory Design Center in Atlanta

Micron Technology, Inc., one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers and the only U.S.-based manufacturer of memory, today announced plans for its new memory design center in Midtown Atlanta, expanding the company’s reach into the Southeast.

SiFive Raises RISC-V Performance Bar with New SiFive Performance P650 Processor

SiFive, Inc. today announced the availability of the SiFive Performance P650 processor, the new range-topping member of the SiFive Performance family, which is expected to be the fastest licensable RISC-V processor IP core in the market.

Supplyframe Adds DesignSense Models Distribution Partners Across the Globe

Supplyframe today announced that several electronic components distributors across Asia, Europe, and North America have recently adopted the company’s industry-leading DesignSense ECAD Models service.

Cadence Expands Collaboration with TSMC and Microsoft to Accelerate Timing Signoff for Giga-Scale Designs on the Cloud

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. today announced the results of the 2021 three-way collaboration with TSMC and Microsoft, which focused on utilizing a cloud infrastructure to accelerate digital timing signoff of 10+ billion transistor designs.

CEOs of Chip, Auto, Medical Device, Tech, Telecom, Other Companies Call on Congress to Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Research, Design, Manufacturing

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded a letter sent this morning to congressional leaders by a broad coalition of 59 CEOs and senior executives urging swift action to fund the CHIPS for America Act and enact a strengthened version of the FABS Act to bolster U.S.-based semiconductor research, design, and manufacturing.

Insights Into the Trends Driving Optical Transceiver Technology

For the past 50 years, mobile technology innovations have been rolled out each decade. Mobile bandwidth requirements have evolved from voice calls and texting to ultra-high-definition (UHD) video and a variety of augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) applications.

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