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Jun 21, 2018
New Memories Seek Embedded Use
Emerging memories likely will find high-volume markets in embedded applications replacing NOR flash for storing code in MCUs and ASICs. "At some point the door is going to close on NOR because of scaling issues, and all MCU and ASIC makers and their logic foundries will need a new non-volatile memory technology for code storage--whether it will be at 40nm or 14nm may depend on the foundry's logic ...
EE Times
Micron Gives Bullish Outlook on Stronger Demand for Memory Chips
Micron Technology Inc. gave a strong forecast, highlighting broad and sustained demand for its products. The shares rose about 3% in extended trading. The Boise, Idaho ...
Plating and Film Adhesion Testing Technique
The bond quality of plating and films is essential for product reliability but not so easily measured. Conventional scratch testing is a proven method but both ...
Technical Paper
Semi OEMs: Don't Follow the Money When Building Customer Service Models
Leaders in the customer service department of the semiconductor industry will inevitably reach a crossroad when it comes to evaluating or defending the setup ...
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
Plating and Film Adhesion Testing Technique
Hiwin reportedly to build factory in Japan
Mechanical motion control component and industrial robot maker Hiwin Technologies will invest US$90.7 million to set up a factory to make ball screws and linear guideways ...
Defining Edge Memory Requirements
Defining edge computing memory requirements is a growing problem for chipmakers vying for a piece of this market, because it varies by platform, by application ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Morris Chang: A banquet that marks the conclusion of an era
Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA) recently hosted a banquet to bid farewell to Morris Chang following his retirement. The guests there - including ...
5G Testing and Conformance Bring New Challenges
EE Times asks Meik Kottkamp, principal technology manager within the test and measurement division of Rohde & Schwarz, about the latest test challenges that are likely ...
EE Times
Samsung, SK Hynix 18nm DRAM production reportedly hit by unstable yield rates
Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both been hit by unstable yield rates of their 18nm process technologies for server DRAM production, particularly production ...
Chipbond thinks COF crucial for packaging smartphone driver ICs
The most important evolution in the LCD driver IC packaging sector in 2018 is that the COF (chip on film) package process has become a crucial alternative to ...
China Probes If Chipmakers Are Fixing Prices Again
China is investigating the world's biggest manufacturers of memory chips to determine whether they illegally conspired to prop up prices, a high-stakes probe that could ...
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KYZEN Sees Growth in Asia & Expands Marketing Support
KYZEN announced that Lina Ong has taken on an expanded role as Marketing Specialist at KYZEN's Southeast Asia Headquarters in Penang, Malaysia. As KYZEN has ...
Kyzen Corporation
Imec furthers high-mobility nanowire FETs for nodes beyond 5nm
At this week's 2018 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits, imec presented considerable progress in enabling germanium nanowire pFET devices as a practical ...
Executive Keynotes to Identify MEMS, Sensors, Imaging Innovations at SEMI-MSIG European Summits
STMicroelectronics CEO Jean-Marc Chery and SEMI President and CEO Ajit Manocha will kick off the co-located SEMI-MEMS & Sensors Industry Group's (SEMI-MSIG's) European ...
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