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  1. Astronics Corporation Completes The Sale Of Its Semiconductor System Level Test Technology
    2/14/2019

    Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries, announced today that it has closed the previously announced sale of the intellectual property and certain assets associated with its semiconductor test product line to Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857). The terms of the transaction were renegotiated due to a change in business conditions related to the product line. The new terms include an upfront payment of $100

  2. JEDEC Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductor Committee Publishes Its First Document: Test Method for Dynamic Resistance of GaN HEMT
    2/11/2019

    JEDEC Solid State Technology Association, the global leader in standards development for the microelectronics industry, announces the publication of JEP173: Dynamic On-Resistance Test Method Guidelines for GaN HEMT Based Power Conversion Devices. The first publication developed by JEDEC’s newest main committee, JC-70 Wide Bandgap Power Electronic Conversion Semiconductors, JEP173 is available for free download from the JEDEC website. JEP173 addresses a key need of the user community of GaN power FETs, namely a method

  3. STMicroelectronics Reveals Motion Sensor With Machine Learning For High-Accuracy, Battery-Friendly Activity Tracking
    2/11/2019

    STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has integrated machine-learning technology into its advanced inertial sensors to improve activity-tracking performance and battery life in mobiles and wearables

  4. Decawave To Deliver Ultra-Secure Mobile Transactions For Consumer Devices
    2/7/2019

    Decawave, the global leader in Ultra-Wideband (UWB) semiconductors, today announced the roadmap for its next generation UWB chipsets aimed at solving the global need for increased mobile transaction security

  5. Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Continues To Expand Its Fifth Generation EZBuck Family
    2/6/2019

    Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, recently introduced AOZ6662DI-01 and AOZ6663DI-01, high efficiency, simple-to-use synchronous buck regulators

  6. Astronics AeroSat Receives EASA Certification Of FliteStream SATCOM Connectivity And AeroShield Radome Systems
    2/5/2019

    Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense, and semiconductor industries, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Astronics AeroSat, recently received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification of its next generation SATCOM connectivity system

  7. POET Technologies’ DenseLight Sub Introduces Advanced Digital Control For Its Popular Integrated Light Module For Wind LIDAR
    2/5/2019

    POET Technologies Inc. (“POET”) (OTCQX: POETF; TSX Venture: PTK) and its wholly-owned subsidiary DenseLight Semiconductor today announced that samples of its new, advanced Integrated Light Module (ILM), designed specifically for high-performance wind LIDAR and other environmentally-stressed applications, will be available to customers in April in limited quantities

  8. Diodes Incorporated To Acquire Texas Instruments’ Greenock, Scotland Wafer Fabrication Facility And Operations
    2/4/2019

    Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, recently announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Texas Instruments’ wafer fabrication facility and operation located in Greenock, Scotland (“GFAB”)

  9. Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 13.7 Percent To $468.8B In 2018
    2/4/2019

    The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced the global semiconductor industry posted sales of $468.8 billion in 2018, the industry's highest-ever annual total and an increase of 13.7 percent compared to the 2017 total

  10. RIBER: Order For A New Production MBE Machine In Asia
    2/4/2019

    RIBER, a global market leader for semiconductor industry equipment, is announcing an order for a production machine in Asia