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Indium Corporation to Feature Ultra-Low Residue Fluxes for 5G at CSPT
Indium Corporation
How will wearables boost the consumer and medical electronics market?
Yole Développement
Compact IPC for edge computing
Phoenix Contact USA
Indium Corporation Expert to Present at CSPT
Indium Corporation
ECTC Abstracts Submission Extended to 1 November 2020
ECTC
ZEISS Axio Observer with AI assisted experiment startup and sample identification
ZEISS
Veeco Announces Aledia Order of 300mm MOCVD Equipment for microLED Displays
Veeco Instruments Inc.
Deca Partners with ADTEC Engineering to Enhance Adaptive Patterning™
Deca
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Semiconductors Are China's Choke Point
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The rule of thumb in the semiconductor industry--Moore's law--states that the number of transistors on a microchip doubles every couple of years. That figure, improbably, is headed into the trillions. Meanwhile, the tally of companies that can afford to keep pace with the investments necessary to pile all those transistors on to a silicon wafer has moved just as dramatically in the opposite direction ...
Bloomberg
Defect Challenges Grow For IC Packaging
Several vendors are ramping up new inspection equipment based on infrared, optical, and X-ray technologies in an effort to reduce defects in current and future ...
Semiconductor Engineering
MEMS Packaging for High Volume Products
MEMS, an enabling technology opening new applications, such as the IoT, wearable technology smart devices, autonomous vehicles and automotive industry. ...
Technical Paper
Intel Creating Cryptographic Codes That Quantum Computers Can't Crack
The world will need a new generation of cryptographic algorithms once quantum computing becomes powerful enough to crack the codes that protect everyone's digital ...
IEEE Spectrum
Late chief's insights in chip, mobile help Samsung face off global peers
Samsung Group chief Lee Kun-hee, who died at the age of 78, has been recognized as a figure who led the tech giant to become the world's leading player in the ..
Yonhap News Agency
Print These Electronic Circuits Directly Onto Skin
New circuits can get printed directly on human skin to help monitor vital signs, a new study finds. Wearable electronics are growing increasingly more comfortable and ...
IEEE Spectrum
AVs: Sense the Need for Supply Chain Collaboration?
Call it a wild guess, but I suspect I am not the only follower of the automotive industry who is tired of reading articles that lament the impact of Covid-19 and speculate ...
EE Times
Shipments of 5G and Wi-Fi 6 chips still booming
Taiwan's IC suppliers still see strong order pull-ins for chips supporting production of 5G phones and Wi-Fi 6 network devices in the fourth quarter of 2020, according ...
Digitimes
Week In Review: Manufacturing, Test
Intel posted mixed results in the quarter, and also cut its capital spending. "Intel's updated CY20 capex guidance to $14.2-$14.5 billion, from prior view of $15 billion. ...
Semiconductor Engineering
SK hynix to benefit from Intel deal in long term
SK hynix Inc.'s acquisition of Intel Corp.'s NAND memory business will bring positive results to the company, analysts said, as it can beef up profitability and technological ...
Yonhap News Agency
What's Ahead For Chips & Equipment?
It's been a topsy-turvy year in the semiconductor industry. 2020 was supposed to be a strong year. Then, the coronavirus outbreak hit. Countries implemented ...
Semiconductor Engineering
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Oct 27, 2020
Wafer Level Packaging Techology: Outlook, Trends and New Material Development
Henkel Corporation
Oct 28, 2020
Advanced High Density Rigid Packaging Substrates for RF and Miniaturization
IMAPS
Oct 29, 2020
Overview of Semiconductor Manufacturing/ Austin, TX
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