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Mycronic receives order for an SLX mask writer
Mycronic AB
SEMICON Korea 2022 Hybrid To Highlight Talent, Sustainability, Smart Manufacturing and Chip Industry Growth Drivers
New Radiation Tested, Tactical-Grade MEMS Inertial Accelerometers for Spacecraft Electronics Testing
Silicon Designs, Inc.
New Multi-Functional Micro- and Nanoimprint Solution from EV Group
EV Group
Gel-Pak Announces New Carrier for Highly Secure Photonics Device Handling
Electronic System Design Industry Logs 17% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in Q3 2021
Victor Huang Joins Yield Engineering Systems (YES) as VP of Legal Affairs
Yield Engineering Systems, Inc.
SEMI Issues Recommendations for European Commission to Bolster Europe's Chip Ecosystem Resilience and Competitiveness
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January 21, 2022
200mm Shortages May Persist For Years
A surge in demand for chips at more mature process nodes is causing shortages for both 200mm foundry capacity and 200mm equipment, and it shows no signs of letting up. In fact, even with new capacity coming on line this year, shortages are likely to persist for years, driving up prices and forcing significant changes across the semiconductor supply chain. Shortages for both ...
Semiconductor Engineering
VIEWPOINT 2022: Jozef Vincenc Oboňa, Product Marketing Director, Semiconductors, TESCAN ORSAY HOLDING
The industry is seeing rapid adoption of heterogeneous integration processes that embed multiple dies and other components in a single package. The primary challenge is simply one of scale. While traditional packages might require the removal of thousands or tens of thousands of cubic micrometers of material ...
High-Resolution Roughness Metrology for the Wafer Fab
Surface quality, down to sub-nm levels, is an important process parameter in semiconductor processing. See how a fully automated high-resolution system provides reliable ...
Technical Paper
Intel plans $20 billion chip manufacturing site in Ohio
Intel will invest $20 billion in two new plants in Ohio to make advanced chips, the company said, the first step to a "mega-site" that can accommodate eight chip factories ...
Future Challenges For Advanced Packaging
Michael Kelly, vice president of advanced packaging development and integration at Amkor, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to talk about advanced packaging ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Quantum tech: Semiconductor 'flipped' to insulator above room temp
A semiconducting material that performed a quantum "flip" from a conductor to an insulator above room temperature has been developed at the University of Michigan. It ...
AI expands HBM footprint
High bandwidth memory (HBM) is becoming more mainstream. With the latest iteration's specifications approved, vendors in the ecosystem are gearing to make sure ...
EE Times
Let's Hear It For Split Processing!
When you watch a movie, consider this: Cinematic audio has been specially mixed so you’re able to focus on what's important. For example, when Hollywood sound ...
EE Times
MediaTek rises one notch on global chip vendor list
MediaTek Inc, the world's biggest 5G chip supplier, saw its ranking rise by one notch to No. 7 last year among world semiconductor vendors, as it benefited from the ...
Taipei Times
Quantum computing in silicon hits 99% accuracy
UNSW Sydney-led research paves the way for large silicon-based quantum processors for real-world manufacturing and application. Australian researchers have proven ...
Deloitte: Some, but not all, chip shortages will ease in the second half of 2022
Deloitte's semiconductor industry outlook report for 2022 leads with a big claim: The semiconductor industry is just as essential to our modern world as food ...
Will Steering Wheels Ever Disappear?
Autonomous vehicles are touted as the way of the future, and the general assumption is ultimately everything will be autonomous. But there are broad segments ...
Semiconductor Engineering
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