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  1. 2018 Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Jump To Record $64.5B
    4/10/2019

    Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 14 percent from $56.62 billion in 2017 to an all-time high of $64.5 billion in 2018, SEMI, the industry association representing the worldwide electronics product design and manufacturing supply chain, reported today

  2. Aehr Receives Follow-On Order For FOX-XP™ Wafer Level Test And Burn-In System For High Volume Production Of Silicon Photonics Devices
    4/4/2019

    Aehr Test Systems (NASDAQ: AEHR), a worldwide supplier of semiconductor test and burn-in equipment, today announced that it has received a $2.1 million follow-on order from one of its lead FOX-XP Test and Burn-in System customers for a FOX-XP System to provide additional test capacity for the customer’s increasing silicon photonics device production requirements

  3. Amtech Systems Announces Plan To Divest Solar Businesses And Focus Solely On The Profitable Growth Opportunities In Its Semiconductor Businesses
    4/3/2019

    Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS), a manufacturer of capital equipment, including thermal processing and wafer handling automation, and related consumables used in fabricating semiconductor devices, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), silicon carbide (SiC) and silicon power chips and solar cells, today announced that following an extensive review of its businesses, Amtech management and Board of Directors have decided to focus solely on growth opportunities in the Company's semiconductor and SiC/LED polishing businesses and intend to sell the Company's solar businesses, including its Tempress and SoLayTec subsidiaries

  4. Hprobe Solving Magnetic Test Challenges Of SST And SOT-MRAM Emerging Non-volatile Memories
    3/28/2019

    Hprobe, a provider of turnkey semiconductor Automatic Test Equipment for magnetic devices based on a patented magnetic generator with unparalleled field sweeping performance, announced recently entering into a new phase of advanced magnetic tester development for the next generation of Magnetic Random Access Memory (MRAM) devices based on the Spin Orbit Torque (SOT) effect

  5. Automotive-Compliant 60V Fast Dimming Linear LED Controller From Diodes Incorporated Targets Automotive LED Lighting Applications
    3/28/2019

    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 the availability of the AL5816Q, an automotive-compliant linear LED controller for Automotive LED lighting

  6. ON Semiconductor To Acquire Quantenna Communications
    3/27/2019

    ON Semiconductor Corporation (“ON Semiconductor”) and Quantenna Communications, Inc. (“Quantenna”) recently announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for ON Semiconductor to acquire Quantenna for $24.50 per share in an all cash transaction.

  7. Trymax Launches A Brand-New UV Curing And Charge Erase Product Line
    3/27/2019

    Trymax Semiconductor Equipment BV (Trymax), a global leader in plasma solutions for semiconductor manufacturers, announces the addition of an ultraviolet (UV) curing and charge erase product line to its portfolio

  8. Quad Port Expander From Diodes Incorporated Provides BoM Savings And Easier PCB Layout For High-Speed Interfaces
    3/26/2019

    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 the PI7C1401 quad port expander

  9. Organic Semiconductors: One Transistor For All Purposes
    3/26/2019

    In mobiles, fridges, planes – transistors are everywhere. But they often operate only within a restricted current range. LMU physicists have now developed an organic transistor that functions perfectly under both low and high currents.

  10. EV Group Partners With NSI To Enable First Wafer-Level Heterogeneous Integration Of GaAs On Silicon For RF Front-End Module Manufacturing
    3/20/2019

    EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment, today announced that it has partnered with Ningbo Semiconductor International Corporation (NSI), a specialty semiconductor foundry based in Ningbo, China, in the development of the industry's first process technology platform for wafer-level heterogeneous integration of gallium arsenide (GaAs) on silicon for use in RF front-end module (FEM) manufacturing.