Groundbreaking Research Produces Record Levels of Strain in Single-Crystal Silicon

University of Surrey researchers have developed a single-step procedure to put single-crystal silicon under more strain than has been achieved before. The discovery, which has a patent pending, could be crucial to the future development of silicon photonics, which underpins the technologies behind the internet-of-things, and is currently constrained by the lack of cheap, efficient, and easily integrated optical emitters.

SEMICON Korea 2022 Hybrid To Highlight Talent, Sustainability, Smart Manufacturing and Chip Industry Growth Drivers

With the global semiconductor supply chain rapidly evolving to meet the increasing demands of digital transformation, the stage is set for SEMICON Korea 2022 Hybrid as 500 semiconductor companies from around the world gather February 9-11 at COEX in Seoul for the latest industry developments, trends and innovations.

2022 Semiconductor Materials Outlook: COVID-19 Pandemic Still Having Lasting Effects on All Materials

The COVID-19 pandemic has created strong demand for both logic and memory ICs to support continued Work from Home and School from Home, and as such demand is expected to increase despite expanding availability of virus vaccines.

Mycronic Receives Order for an SLX Mask Writer

Mycronic AB (publ) has received an order for an SLX mask writer from an existing customer in Asia. The order value is in the range of USD 4-6 million.

Chroma Acquisition of ESS for Further Expansion into Semiconductor Testing Market

Chroma ATE Inc. acquired 100 percent of the shares of Environmental Stress Systems, Inc. (ESS).

Seoul Semiconductor Proves the Effect of SunLike Lighting on Myopia Improvement

Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (KOSDAQ 046890), a global optical semiconductor company, announced on the 17th that it has confirmed SunLike lighting’s effect on improving myopia, along with SERI_Singapore Eye Research Institute.

SEMI FlexTech Funds 5 New R&D Projects for Flexible Hybrid Electronics

SEMI FlexTech today announced more than $5 million in funding for five new research and development (R&D) projects aimed at flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) innovations for sensors, medical devices, automotive electronics and other consumer and industrial microelectronics products.

Purdue-SRC Partner in Pursuit of Advanced Microelectronics, Semiconductor Workforce

Purdue University and the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) are doing just that by connecting academic researchers and industrial practitioners together, providing the tools needed for revolutionary research and giving a platform for findings to be broadly shared.

EMD Electronics Announces New Factory in Arizona to Expand Capacities of its Delivery Systems & Services Business

EMD Electronics, the North American Electronics business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced a new factory in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area for the manufacture of equipment for its Delivery Systems & Services (DS&S) business.

New IDC Spending Guide Forecasts Double-Digit Growth for Investments in Edge Computing

Worldwide spending on edge computing is expected to be $176 billion in 2022, an increase of 14.8% over 2021.

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