Wolfspeed, Biophysical Economics Institute Announce Study That Demonstrates the Superiority of Silicon Carbide for Energy Efficiency

Wolfspeed, Inc. and the Biophysical Economics Institute today announced the completion of a pioneering study that demonstrates the superior performance of Silicon Carbide vs. traditional silicon semiconductor devices in electric cars.

Comprehensive Report on FinFET Front-End Evolution Just Released by TechInsights

In the field of reverse engineering, TechInsights is the world’s leading provider of analyses of advanced technology and associated intellectual property services to many of the world’s most successful technology companies.

Semiconductor Leaders Strike Agreement on Global Policy Agenda

The Semiconductor Industry Association welcomed a policy agreement reached by global semiconductor industry leaders at the 23rd annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council this week in Xiamen, China.

Silicon Reclaim Wafer Market Logs Second Year of Strong Growth but Softening Ahead

Logging a second consecutive year* of strong growth, the silicon wafer reclaim market surged 19…

IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting Announces 2019 Call for Papers

The 65th annual IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting(IEDM), to be held at the Hilton San Francisco Union…

Edwards Responds to United Nations’ New Greenhouse Gas Guidelines

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations’ body for assessing the science…

USC ISI and Intel Custom Foundry Collaborate to Spur Microelectronics Innovation

USC Viterbi’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI) and the Intel Corporation’s custom foundry organization today announced a…

Sensors/Actuators Reach Record Sales on Slower Growth

After two strong years, the sensor and actuator market has cooled off as a result of inventory drawdowns, slowing unit shipments, and economic uncertainty, says report.

SEMI Spring Washington Forum – Connecting Members with Policymakers at a Critical Time

Tensions between the United States and China have reached fever pitch. Ongoing trade negotiations between the U.S. and China broke down earlier this month over reported backpedaling by China on key concessions in a proposed Trump administration deal.

Audi First Carmaker To Join SEMI

SEMI, the industry association serving the global electronics manufacturing and design supply chain, announced that AUDI…

Intel Recaptures Number One Quarterly Semi Supplier Ranking from Samsung

IC Insights will release its May Update to the 2019 McClean Report later this month.  This Update includes a discussion of…

Analog Bits and GLOBALFOUNDRIES Deliver Differentiated Analog and Mixed Signal IP

Analog Bits and GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) announced the availability of Analog Bits analog and mixed signal…

How Small Can They Get?

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology and University of Tsukuba demonstrate that polymers could play a key role in the fabrication of single-molecule electronic devices, allowing us to push the boundaries of the nanoelectronics revolution.

Russian Scientists Investigate New Materials for Li-ion Batteries of Miniature Sensors

Researchers are developing new materials for solid-state thin-film Li-ion batteries for micro and nanodevices

Overcoming Challenges of Futuristic Transistor Technology below 5nm Node

By Pavan H Vora, Akash Verma, Dhaval Parikh Abstract: To scale down a transistor below…

Process Watch: The (Automotive) Problem With Semiconductors

By David W. Price, Douglas G. Sutherland and Jay Rathert Author’s Note: The Process Watch…

Process Watch: Reducing Production Costs with Process Control

Author’s Note: This is the last in a series of 10 installments that explore certain…

Samsung Foundry Begins Partnership with Silvaco to Launch their Semiconductor IP Assets

Silvaco Inc., a supplier of EDA software and design IP, announced that the semiconductor design…

Rudolph Receives First Order for its StepFAST Solution for Fan-out Panel-level Packaging

Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: RTEC) announced that an outsourced assembly and test facility (OSAT) has…

Metal nanoclusters can be used as semiconductors: Key properties observed for first time

Tiny nanoclusters of metal atoms – such as gold and silver – have properties which…

Flat Panel Display Demand Increased by Double Digits in 2018, for the First Time in Four Years

For the first time in four years, demand for flat panel displays grew double digits at 10.5 percent, year over year, to 221 million square meters in 2018.

Introducing Semiconductor Digest

I’m delighted to introduce Semiconductor Digest, a new business-to-business publication focused on the dynamic semiconductor…

Brooks Instrument Pressure-based Mass Flow Controllers - Theory of Operation

Meet the Brooks Instrument pressure-based mass flow controller (P-MFC) that can HANDLE the PRESSURE, the GP200 Series.

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