Industry Press
3D-Micromac AG Appoints Marko Gerlach Chief Financial Officer
3D-Micromac AG
Universal Partners with NextFlex to Showcase HI Solution at SEMICON West
Universal Instruments
US$26 billion by 2026: more power electronics for a greener world
Yole Développement
Silicon Designs Introduces Low-G Series of MEMS DC Accelerometer Chips
Silicon Designs, Inc.
Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) equipment is penetrating all More than Moore applications
Yole Développement
Brewer Science celebrates 20-year anniversary of establishing Asia location
Brewer Science, Inc.
CyberOptics to Deliver Technical Presentation at SEMICON Taiwan
CyberOptics® Corporation
Indium Corporation Expert to Present at IMPACT-EMAP
Indium Corporation
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December 7, 2021
Chip Shortages Continue: Top Trends for 2022
Looking back at 2021, seismic shifts moved the semiconductor industry, with the most notable being the global ripple effects of the chip shortage. The year 2022 is bound to see the chip shortage continue to impact supply chains, but there are several other key trends that will dramatically shape the landscape of this industry. Let's look ahead. As demand for chips continues to soar ...
EE Times
Improving Energy And Power Efficiency In The Data Center
Energy costs in data centers are soaring as the amount of data being generated explodes, and it's being made worse by an imbalance between increasingly dense processing ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Monolithic Magnetic Sensors Manufactured by Selective Laser Annealing
This paper gives an overview of the design, function, operation, and production results for a laser-based annealing technology which enables the programming of ...
Technical Paper
Industry watch: It's hard to tell friends from foes
When developing its advanced packaging technology, what's TSMC's bigger concern: its own competitiveness or the feelings of other packaging firms? In the past, Intel made ...
TSMC, MediaTek upbeat about Metaverse future
Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) and integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc. are both optimistic about the "Metaverse" concept, expecting ...
Focus Taiwan
Intel's CEO comes to Oregon, stumping for billions to aid his industry and his company
Few things cost more than a computer chip plant. Two Intel factories under construction in Arizona will run $10 billion apiece -- each as much as a dozen NFL stadiums. ...
The Oregonian
US sues to block Nvidia's US$40bn deal for Arm
US antitrust officials sued to block chipmaker Nvidia Corp's proposed US$40 billion takeover of Arm Ltd, saying the deal would hobble innovation in semiconductors and ...
Taipei Times
Power/Performance Bits: Dec. 6
Researchers from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Hengyang Normal University, Nanjing University, National University of Singapore, and ...
Semiconductor Engineering
TSMC chairman hits back at Intel CEO over Taiwan jab
There are probably not many people who believe that Taiwan is unstable because of geopolitical factors, the chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. said in ...
Focus Taiwan
Supply of automotive chips improves in November, December
The global supply of automotive chips has increased in November and December after months of shortages, allowing automakers and downstream parts suppliers to ...
ASE's China divestment to upgrade portfolio: analysts
ASE Technology Holding Co's (日月光投控) proposed sale of some Chinese subsidiaries is expected to affect its overall revenue in the near term, but would ...
Taipei Times
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Industry Calendar
Dec 7, 2021
SEMICON West 2021 | Hybrid Event
Dec 7, 2021
Overview of Semiconductor Manufacturing (During SEMI West week)
PT International
Dec 11, 2021
IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting
Dec 15, 2021
SEMICON Japan 2021 | Hybrid Event
Dec 15, 2021
2020 SCIS Parts Clean Program
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
In radio, what does AM and FM stand for?
Answer: Amplitude Modulation which means the amplitude of the radio signal is used to encode information. FM denotes frequency modulation, which uses a change in frequency to encode information.