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Jul 16, 2018
Bridges Vs. Interposers
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The number of technology options continue to grow for advanced packaging, including new and different ways to incorporate so-called silicon bridges in products. For some time, Intel has offered a silicon bridge technology called Embedded Multi-die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB), which makes use of a tiny piece of silicon with routing layers that connects one chip to another in an IC package. In addition ...
Semiconductor Engineering
SEMICON West 2018: Smart Starts Where?
Well, that was interesting. SEMICON West 2018 just wrapped up, and I'm not quite sure what just happened. This year's event was... For lack of a better word... different ...
3D Incites
Hermetic Cover Seal Technology
Weld or Combo Cover 80Au20Sn, with low device temperature, with E-10 atm-cm3/sec air leak rates, for smd or glass feedthrough hermetic packages.
Technical Paper
John Sculley on China, Tariffs and Technology
In the 1980s, Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple Inc., brought on board a new CEO, John Sculley, a successful business leader from New York who moved to Silicon Valley ...
U.S. News & World Report
New Technique to Create sub 2.0 µm Interconnects on Panel Format
Package Thermal Challenges Due to Changing Mobile System Form Factors
Metal-Oxide (MOX) Gas Sensor Testing
The Science of Bond Testing
IC Socket- Carrier for Semiconductor Devices in Finished Product
Multi-Die Packaging and Thermal Superposition Modeling
Reducing the Cost of Applying Package-Level EMI Shield Coatings
Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Grew For the First Time in Six Years During the Second Quarter of 2018
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 62.1 million units in the second quarter of 2018, a 1.4% increase from the second quarter of 2017, according to preliminary results ...
Gartner
Microsoft seeks regulation of facial recognition technology
Microsoft Corp on Friday called for government regulation of facial recognition technology and for laws governing its acceptable uses. "We believe Congress should create ...
Reuters
Broadcom loses $19 billion in market value after bid to buy CA
Chipmaker Broadcom Inc's surprise bid to buy software company CA Inc for $18.9 billion wiped off the same amount from its market value, with investors and analysts ...
Reuters
Week In Review: Manufacturing, Test
GlobalFoundries said that the company's 22nm FD-SOI technology has delivered more than $2 billion worth of client design win revenue. With more than 50 total ...
Semiconductor Engineering
AI Becomes the New Moore's Law
Moore's Law is dead, long live AI. That's the semiconductor industry's new rallying cry, sounded at a daylong symposium sponsored by Applied Materials at Semicon West ...
EE Times
Samsung capex for NAND flash to hike
Samsung Electronics will expand its capex for NAND flash memory to around US$9 billion in 2019, up from about US$6.4 billion in 2018, a recent Chosun Ilbo report ...
Digitimes
Semicon West 2018: SEMI Reports Record Year for Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturers
At SEMICON West 2018, Semi has reported a mid-year forecast increase of 10.8% in semiconductor manufacturing equipment sales for 2018, totaling $62.7 billion -- a new ...
Electronics 360
Growing The Semiconductor Workforce
The engine of industry is people. Nowhere is this more true than in the semiconductor industry. Think about it. This business does not depend on harvesting natural ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Jul 17, 2018: Webtorial: Fan Out Packaging- Technology Overview and Evolution
Jul 26, 2018: Free Cleaning Webinar - Cleaning for Reliability - Overcoming Challenges for Class III Assemblies
Aug 30, 2018: Free Cleaning Webinar - Stencil, Underside Wipe and Misprint Cleaning
Sep 5, 2018: SEMICON Taiwan
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
Name two forms of light that are sometimes used for soldering?
See answer below.
Solid State Technology and SEMI Announce the 2018 Best of West Award Winner
Solid State Technology and SEMI announced the recipient of the 2017 "Best of West" Award -- BISTel for its Dynamic Fault Detection (DFD®) system. The award recognizes ...
SEMI
CoorsTek Names David Lee as Global Vice President for Semiconductor Business
CoorsTek, Inc. announced that David Lee has joined the company as global vice president - commercial for the global semiconductor business, a group dedicated to ...
CoorsTek, Inc.
Leti and Oscaro Partner on Leti's New Low-Power, Low-Cost Transceiver to Track Parcels
Leti and Oscaro announced during Leti Innovation Days that Oscaro will develop Leti's new Foxy technology to track millions of parcels shipped to customers by ...
Leti
Quote of the Day
"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man."
Elbert Hubbard
What Year Was It?
Disneyland Opens
Disneyland Opens
Disneyland, Walt Disney's metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres of former orange groves in Anaheim, California.
The day was Jul 17. What year was it?
Cartoon of the Day
Cartoon
"If you're going to use sports analogies to inspire your team, use football or baseball... not duck-duck-goose."
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
Name two forms of light that are sometimes used for soldering?
Answer: Infrared and laser