Semiconductors

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. Opens Business Development Office in Cupertino, California

AGC Chemicals Americas Inc. (AGCCA) has opened a new office in Cupertino, California, to support the advanced materials needs of semiconductor and electronics manufacturers located on the northern West Coast.

GlobalFoundries Joins the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index

GlobalFoundries today announced that the company has been added to the PHLX Semiconductor Sector Index (SOX), effective Monday, September 19, 2022.

Novel Carrier Doping in P-Type Semiconductors Enhances Photovoltaic Device Performance by Increasing Hole Concentration

The carrier concentration and conductivity in p-type monovalent copper semiconductors can be significantly enhanced by adding alkali metal impurities, as shown recently by Tokyo Tech researchers.

CMP Slurry Suppliers Struggle with Balancing Costs and Increased Demand

TECHCET is closely tracking issues in the critical materials supply chain, including those related to CMP (chemical mechanical planarization) slurries needed for semiconductor production.

EV Group and Toppan Photomask Join Forces to Accelerate Market Adoption of Nanoimprint Lithography for Photonics Manufacturing

EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, and Toppan Photomask Co. Ltd., a photomask provider, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to jointly market nanoimprint lithography (NIL) as an enabling high-volume manufacturing (HVM) process for the photonics industry.

CMOS Image Sensors Stall in ‘Perfect Storm’ of 2022

Optoelectronics’ biggest product category is expected to suffer its first sales decline in 13 years because of a smartphone slump, low camera growth in handsets, and weak global economy, says update report.

Lam Research Opens New Center for Engineering in Bengaluru, India

New, cutting-edge facility will leverage the country’s engineering talent pool to accelerate Lam’s research and development of semiconductor manufacturing equipment & related technologies.

Nordson Corporation Appoints Milton Morris to Board of Directors

Nordson Corporation announced the appointment of Dr. Milton Morris, recently retired president and chief executive officer of Neuspera Medical, Inc., to its board of directors.

Vedanta to Set Up Semiconductors and Display Fab Units in Gujarat, India

Project envisages investment of USD 20 billion, employment to 100k people.

Discussions Around Chip Shortage Indicate Supply Constraints as Companies Look for Alternatives, Finds GlobalData

A confluence of problems, from geopolitical tensions to the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdowns, have led to the current global semiconductor (chip) shortage.

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