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2017 IEEE IEDM to showcase technology and device breakthroughs in logic, memory, bioelectronics, silicon photonics

07/20/2017  Advances in semiconductor and related devices are driving significant progress in our increasingly digital world, and the place to learn about cutting-edge research in the field is the annual IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), to be held December 2-6, 2017 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square hotel.

SUNY Poly awarded $720,000 by U.S. Department of Energy for next-generation semiconductor research

07/20/2017  Grant from Energy Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy supports further development of cutting-edge gallium nitride-based power electronics at SUNY Poly.

AMOLED panel market to surge 63% in 2017

07/20/2017  The global active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) panel market is forecast to surge 63 percent in 2017 from a year ago to $25.2 billion on growing demand for AMOLED panels in the smartphone and TV industries.

Brian Crutcher joins TI board of directors

07/20/2017  Texas Instruments Incorporated today announced that Brian T. Crutcher has been named to its board of directors. Mr. Crutcher is executive vice president and chief operating officer of TI.

IBM scientists observe elusive gravitational effect in solid-state physics

07/19/2017  An international team of physicists, materials scientists and string theoreticians have observed a phenomenon on Earth that was previously thought to only occur hundreds of light years away or at the time when the universe was born. This result could lead to a more evidence-based model for the understanding the universe and for improving the energy-conversion process in electronic devices.

China will dominate the global semiconductor market in the next 5 years

07/19/2017  The semiconductor market in China continues to grow at a staggering speed. The current backbone of the electronics and telecom industry in China, semiconductor companies in China are driving innovation with new trends like spending on wafer fab equipment.

Researchers find path to discovering new topological materials

07/19/2017  An international team of researchers has found a way to determine whether a crystal is a topological insulator -- and to predict crystal structures and chemical compositions in which new ones can arise.

Taiwan largest semiconductor materials market, as SEMICON Taiwan approaches

07/19/2017  Taiwan is the world's largest consumer of semiconductor materials for the seventh consecutive year, bringing new opportunities in this increasingly critical sector.

AIM Photonics welcomes Mentor as newest Tier 1 member

07/18/2017  The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics) announced Mentor, a Siemens Business and global EDA leader, as the newest Tier 1 member of AIM Photonics.

Professors from Oregon State University, University of Texas at Austin to be honored for excellence in semiconductor research

07/18/2017  The Semiconductor Industry Association today announced the winners of its 2017 University Research Award.

Fluorine grants white graphene new powers

07/18/2017  Rice University researchers turn common insulator into a magnetic semiconductor.

MagnaChip and ELAN Microelectronics announce partnership

07/17/2017  MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation announced today it was selected as a foundry partner by ELAN Microelectronics to manufacture the world's first fingerprint sensor IC-based smartcard.

Breathable, wearable electronics on skin for long-term health monitoring

07/17/2017  A hypoallergenic electronic sensor can be worn on the skin continuously for a week without discomfort, and is so light and thin that users forget they even have it on, says a Japanese group of scientists.

Hamburg researchers develop new transistor concept

07/17/2017  Transistors, as used in billions on every computer chip, are nowadays based on semiconductor-type materials, usually silicon. As the demands for computer chips in laptops, tablets and smartphones continue to rise, new possibilities are being sought out to fabricate them inexpensively, energy-saving and flexibly.

Researchers develop a novel type of optical fiber that preserves the properties of light

07/17/2017  Scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and the Kotelnikov Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics (IRE) of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), in collaboration with their colleagues from Finland, have developed a new type of optical fiber that has an extremely large core diameter and preserves the coherent properties of light.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and VeriSilicon to enable single-chip solution for next-gen IoT networks

07/14/2017  Integrated solution leverages GF's 22FDX technology to decrease power, area, and cost for NB-IoT and LTE-M applications.

PLAT4M matures three silicon photonic platforms

07/14/2017  Leti today announced that the European FP7 project PLAT4M has now been completed with results that exceeded expectations.

Applied Materials announces 2017 Supplier of the Year Awards

07/14/2017  Applied Materials, Inc. today recognized 10 companies with Supplier of the Year Awards for their contributions to Applied's success over the past year.

ASM International launches Intrepid epitaxy tool

07/13/2017  ASM International introduced the Intrepid ES 300mm epitaxy (epi) tool for advanced-node CMOS logic and memory high-volume production applications.

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