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. FormFactor And Focus Microwaves Introduce Integrated, Automated Probe Solution For Wafer-Level Characterization Of 5G Devices And Circuits

    FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM), a leading electrical test and measurement supplier to the semiconductor industry, and Focus Microwaves, Inc., a pioneer of electro-mechanical tuner families, today introduced a turnkey solution for automated load-pull modeling and characterization of 5G devices and transistor circuits

  3. How To Design Efficient Materials For OLED Displays

    For applications such as light-emitting diodes or solar cells, organic materials are nowadays in the focus of research

  4. Semtech’s BlueRiver Technology Enables Arista’s High Performance Pro AV Solutions
  5. 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

  6. 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)

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. HCL Technologies To Acquire Sankalp Semiconductor To Enhance Leadership In The Semiconductors And Industrial IOT Spaces

    HCL Technologies Limited (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced the acquisition of Sankalp Semiconductor (Sankalp), an advanced technology design services provider offering comprehensive digital & mixed signal SoC services and solutions from concept to prototype, in the semiconductor space