Current Headlines

  1. National Security Chip Plant Gets An Upgrade

    Sandia National Laboratories has completed phase one of an anticipated three-year upgrade at its plant responsible for making integrated circuits, similar to computer chips. The facility is now fully compatible with industry-standard, 8-inch silicon wafers — thin, round starting materials used for making chips. Previously, Sandia used 6-inch wafers.

  2. Semtech’s BlueRiver Technology Enables Arista’s High Performance Pro AV Solutions
  3. Next Generation Product Line From Icotera Delivering Wi-Fi 6 Is Powered By Chipsets From ON Semiconductor’s Quantenna Connectivity Solutions Division

    Icotera, a global leader in fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) customer premise equipment solutions, has announced that Quantenna Connectivity Solutions, a division of ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), has been selected as the chipset provider for its upcoming Wi-Fi 6 product line of FTTH routers, gateways and access points

  4. High-Speed Image Sensor From ON Semiconductor Enables Intelligent Vision Systems For Viewing And Artificial Intelligence

    ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has announced the introduction of the ARX3A0 digital image sensor with 0.3 Mega-Pixel (MP) resolution in a 1:1 aspect ratio. With up to 360 frames per second (fps) capture rate it can perform like a global shutter in many conditions but with the size, performance and responsivity benefits of being a Back-Side Illuminated (BSI) rolling shutter sensor

  5. Renesas Electronics RX72M Solution Supports The Major Protocols And Significantly Reduces Development Time For Slave Equipment In Industrial Network

    Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, recently announced the development of the RX72M Industrial Network Solution to accelerate the development of industrial slave equipment using the RX72M Group of 32-bit industrial Ethernet microcontrollers (MCUs)

  6. Transphorm Adds Two More GaN FETs To Its Gen III Product Line

    Transphorm Inc.—the leader in the design and manufacturing of the highest reliability high-voltage (HV) Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductors—recently announced its first Gen III PQFN88 transistors

  7. Advantest To Present Newest Test Technologies And Sponsor Industry Events At SEMICON Taiwan, September 18-20 In Taipei

    Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) will showcase its technology leadership through a hospitality suite with technology kiosks and sponsorship activities during SEMICON Taiwan 2019 on September 18-20 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (TaiNEX1)

  8. DuPont Electronics & Imaging Divests Compound Semiconductor Solutions Business To SK Siltron

    DuPont Electronics & Imaging (E&I) today announced it has signed an agreement to sell its Compound Semiconductor Solutions (CSS) business to SK Siltron, a leading silicon wafer supplier to the semiconductor market based in South Korea

  9. STMicroelectronics And YouTransactor Create Secure, Efficient System-On-Chip For Affordable Mobile Payment Terminals

    Card payment terminals are about to become even more affordable and ubiquitous with a new single-chip controller developed by STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and mobile payment solutions disruptor YouTransactor

  10. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation To Participate In The Seaport Global Chemicals And Basic Materials Conference

    Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq: CCMP), a leading global supplier of consumable materials to semiconductor manufacturers and pipeline companies, announced today that it is scheduled to participate in the Seaport Global Chemicals and Basic Materials Conference in Boston on Tuesday, September 17, 2019