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  1. Alpha And Omega Semiconductor Introduces Ultra-Low Clamping Voltage High-Surge TVS
    10/16/2019

    Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, recently introduced the AOZ8621UNI, a series of Transient Voltage Suppressor (TVS) for VBUS protection using the latest high-surge TVS platform

  2. Silicon IP Provider Allegro DVT Acquires Amphion Semiconductor To Create A New Leader In The Video Codec IP Space
    10/16/2019

    Allegro DVT, the leading provider of video codec compliance test suites and semiconductor video IPs, today announced the acquisition of Amphion Semiconductor, the Belfast-based developer of video codec semiconductor IP solutions

  3. ClassOne's Solstice CopperMax Plating System Chosen For MicroLink's Advanced UAV Solar Cells
    10/15/2019

    Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ClassOne Technology announced the sale of its Solstice® S8 electroplating system to MicroLink Devices, a manufacturer of advanced, lightweight, and flexible solar cells

  4. Panasonic To Team Up With IBM Japan In Improving Semiconductor Manufacturing Processes
    10/14/2019

    On October 15, 2019, IBM Japan, Ltd. and Panasonic Corporation’s subsidiary, Panasonic Smart Factory Solutions Co., Ltd. (hereafter "Panasonic"), announced that the companies have agreed to collaborate to develop and market a new high-value-added system to optimize the overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) of customers’ semiconductor manufacturing processes and to realize high-quality manufacturing

  5. Compound Photonics And Plessey Semiconductors Partner To Deliver Industry Leading MicroLED Display Solutions For AR/MR Applications
    10/14/2019

    Compound Photonics US Corporation (CP), a leading provider of compact high-resolution microdisplay solutions for Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) applications, and Plessey Semiconductors Ltd. (Plessey), an embedded technologies developer at the forefront of microLED technology for AR and MR display applications, today announced a strategic partnership to develop and introduce the World’s smallest 1080p (1920x1080 pixel) GaN-on-Silicon microLED based microdisplay solution suitable for integration into AR and MR smart glasses

  6. To Build A Better Semiconductor, First Identify Its Defects
    10/9/2019

    Gallium oxide is a remarkable wide-bandgap semiconductor material. Put simply, that means it could potentially be used to create electronic devices that can operate under extreme conditions – such as when exposed to high heat and high doses of radiation. But before it can find widespread use, we need to know more about it

  7. NXP’s Automotive-Grade Deep Learning Toolkit Unleashes 30x Higher Performance For Next-Generation Automotive Applications
    10/8/2019

    NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), the world’s largest provider of automotive semiconductors, has expanded its eIQ™ software machine learning (ML) development environment with its automotive-grade deep learning toolkit, eIQ Auto

  8. Unlocking A 140-Year-Old Secret In Physics
    10/7/2019

    Semiconductors are the basic building blocks of today’s digital, electronic age, providing us a multitude of devices that benefit our modern life, including computer, smartphones and other mobile devices

  9. National Security Chip Plant Gets An Upgrade
    10/3/2019

    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.

  10. FormFactor And Focus Microwaves Introduce Integrated, Automated Probe Solution For Wafer-Level Characterization Of 5G Devices And Circuits
    10/2/2019

    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