Semiconductors

Transphorm Appoints Dr. Julian Humphreys to Board of Directors

Transphorm, Inc. —a pioneer in the development and manufacturing of high reliability, high performance gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Dr. Julian Humphreys to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective October 14, 2020.

The Chip Warriors: A Podcast Documentary Series

America won the first cold war by outspending the Soviet Union in nuclear weapons. Many observers believe the US is engaged in a new cold war – with China. If true, it will be fought with technologies like 5G, artificial intelligence and semiconductors – but this time the US is being outspent.

Dialog Semiconductor Licenses its Non-Volatile Resistive RAM Technology to GLOBALFOUNDRIES for 22FDX Platform, Targeting IoT and AI

DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that they have entered into an agreement in which Dialog licenses its Conductive Bridging RAM (CBRAM) technology to GLOBALFOUNDRIES.

China Forecast to Represent 22% of the Foundry Market in 2020

Despite the Covid-19 shutdown of China’s economy earlier this year, China’s share of the pure-play foundry market is forecast to be 22% in 2020, 17 percentage points greater than it registered in 2010

Developing a UHF RFID Reader RF Front End

Two implementations showing how engineers can trade off receiver sensitivity for reduced design complexity, component count, and board space in UHF RFID applications.

Lattice Semiconductor Wins Two Medals at 2020 LEAP Awards

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, the low power programmable leader, announced that both the Lattice Propel design environment and the Lattice CrossLink-NX FPGA family won medals at the 2020 Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program (LEAP) Awards.

Semiconductor Industry Announces Research and Funding Priorities to Sustain U.S. Leadership in Chip Technology

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) today released a preview of their upcoming “Decadal Plan for Semiconductors,” a report outlining chip research and funding priorities over the next decade that will help strengthen U.S. semiconductor technology and spur growth in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, advanced wireless communications.

STMicroelectronics Acquires Power Amplifier and RF Front-End-Module Specialist SOMOS Semiconductor

STMicroelectronics today announced the acquisition and integration of the assets of SOMOS Semiconductor.

Olympus and Hellier NDT Extend Collaboration to Train Future NDT Inspectors

Furthering a partnership that began in 1986, Olympus, a leading manufacturer of nondestructive testing (NDT) solutions, has supplied Hellier’s Houston, Texas location with advanced NDT inspection equipment.

GlobalFoundries Accelerating Innovation in IoT and Wearables with Adaptive Body Bias Features on 22FDX Platform

GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) announced today at its Global Technology Conference (GTC) EMEA event that it is accelerating innovation in the IoT and wearables markets with the specialized Adaptive Body Bias (ABB) feature of its industry-leading 22FDX platform.

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