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  1. SemiGen Acquires Thin Film Circuit Manufacturer Ion Beam Milling

    SemiGen, Inc., an ISO and ITAR registered provider of RF and microwave contract assembly, automated PCB assembly (PCBA), foundry services, semiconductor devices, and RF supplies, announces the acquisition of Ion Beam Milling ( of Manchester, New Hampshire.

  2. Mentor Extends Solutions To Support TSMC 5nm FinFET And 7nm FinFET Plus Process Technologies

    Mentor, a Siemens business, today announced certification for TSMC's 7nm FinFET Plus and the latest version of 5nm FinFET processes for its Mentor Calibre® nmPlatform and Analog FastSPICE™ (AFS™) Platforms

  3. Synopsys Design Platform Enabled For TSMC's Multi-Die 3D-IC Advanced Packaging Technologies

    Synopsys, Inc. recently announced the Synopsys Design Platform fully supports TSMC's wafer-on-wafer (WoW) direct stacking and chip-on-wafer-on-substrate (CoWoS®) advanced packaging technologies

  4. SILTECTRA Prepares To Ramp Up Wafering Services Business

    SILTECTRA GmbH, a leader in advanced wafering technology solutions and services, today announced that it will begin offering “outsourced wafering” services to customers, starting in January 2019

  5. High-Side Power Switches For USB Ports From Diodes Incorporated Cover Power Delivery And Fast Role Swap

    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 introduced the AP22815 and AP22615 3A single-channel high-side power switches for USB ports and other hot-swap applications

  6. HEIDENHAIN’s New Modular Angle Encoders For Semiconductor Measurement And Metrology

    HEIDENHAIN announces a new series of angle encoders called the ERP 1000 with the design criteria of exceptionally high resolution, high speed, and high contamination resistance

  7. Astronics Test Systems To Provide Major Test Program For Transportation Industry

    Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries, announced recently that its wholly owned subsidiary Astronics Test Systems, has entered into a formal letter of intent (“LOI”) to provide a test system program for a customer in the transportation industry

  8. Kanazawa University Research: New Co-Polymers For Highly Balanced Ambipolar Performing Organic Field-Effect Transistors

    Researchers from Kanazawa University report in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C the design, synthesis and properties of two co-polymers for organic field-effect transistors with small bandgaps, a strong electron accepting building block that is highly planar, and that are easy to functionalize

  9. Cohu Completes Acquisition Of Xcerra

    Cohu, Inc. recently announced the completion of its acquisition of Xcerra Corporation. The combination creates a global leader in back-end semiconductor equipment and services, and printed circuit board test with a breadth of products that are unmatched in the industry

  10. ON Semiconductor Completes Additional Share Purchase Of Fujitsu’s 8-Inch Wafer Fab

    ON Semiconductor Corporation and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited recently announced that ON Semiconductor will complete the incremental 20 percent share purchase of Aizu Fujitsu Semiconductor Manufacturing Limited, Fujitsu’s 8-inch wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, on Oct. 1, 2018