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  1. Pulsed RF Power Semiconductor Device Markets Will Exceed US$275M By 2023

    ABI Research forecasts markets for pulsed RF power devices up to 4 GHz will show continued solid growth over the next five years and exceed US$275M by 2023.

  2. pSemi Announces Frequency Extension And Volume Production Of Its 55 GHz DSA

    Semi Corporation (formerly Peregrine Semiconductor), a Murata company focused on semiconductor integration, announces volume production of the PE43508 digital step attenuator (DSA).

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Aehr Receives Follow-On Order For FOX-XP™ Wafer Level Test And Burn-In System For Production Test Of Silicon Photonics Devices

    Aehr Test Systems, a worldwide supplier of semiconductor test and burn-in equipment, today announced that it has received a $2.7 million follow-on order from one of its lead FOX-XP Test and Burn-in System customers for a FOX-XP Multi-Wafer Test and Burn-in System and WaferPakTM Aligner to provide additional test capacity for the customer’s increasing silicon photonics device production requirements

  9. MACOM’s Announces New SPDT Non-Reflective RF Switch

    MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of semiconductor solutions, has again extended its unrivaled RF switch technology leadership with the announcement of its new MASW-011102 SPDT non-reflective switch.

  10. Renesas To Acquire Integrated Device Technology, To Enhance Global Leadership In Embedded Solutions

    Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (“IDT”), a leading supplier of analog mixed-signal products including sensors, connectivity and wireless power, recently announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Renesas will acquire IDT for US$49.00 per share in an all-cash transaction representing an equity value of approximately US$6.7B (approximately 733.0 billion yen at an exchange rate of 110 yen to the dollar).