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Tessera completes acquisition of DTS

12/02/2016  Tessera Holding Corporation today announced it has completed the acquisition of DTS, Inc.

Making graphene using laser-induced phase separation

12/02/2016  IBS & KAIST researchers clarify how laser annealing technology can lead to production of ultra thin nanomaterials.

Physicists decipher electronic properties of materials in work that may change transistors

12/02/2016  University of Texas at Dallas physicists have published new findings examining the electrical properties of materials that could be harnessed for next-generation transistors and electronics.

Kateeva President & COO named "Inventor of the Year" for 2016 by the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association

12/01/2016  Kateeva, the OLED production equipment leader, today announced that President and COO, Conor Madigan, Ph.D., was named "Inventor of the Year" for 2016 by the Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association (SVIPLA).

QuickLogic joins GLOBALFOUNDRIES FDXcelerator Partner Program

12/01/2016  QuickLogic Corporation, a developer of ultra-low power programmable sensor processing, display bridge and programmable logic solutions, today announced that it has joined GLOBALFOUNDRIES' FDXcelerator Partner Program.

Infineon celebrates the expansion of its Mesa semiconductor fabrication facility

12/01/2016  The multi-million-dollar expansion project added approximately 11,500 square foot and will create more than 20 new high-quality jobs.

Synopsys completes acquisitions of Cigital and Codiscope

12/01/2016  Synopsys, Inc. has completed its acquisitions of Cigital, a privately held provider of software security managed and professional services, and Codiscope, a 2015 spinoff of Cigital and provider of complementary security tools.

Perovskite solar cells hit new world efficiency record

12/01/2016  12.1 percent efficiency for 16 cm2 cell is the largest single to be independently certified with highest energy conversion efficiency.

Murphy, Choh and Pilla join ClassOne Technology's Board of Advisors

12/01/2016  ClassOne Technology, manufacturer of advanced wet processing equipment for ≤200mm substrates, announced the formation of a Board of Advisors.

Creating new physical properties in materials

11/30/2016  Collaborating German institutions bring complementary expertise to demonstrate piezoelectricity in SrTiO3.

ChipMOS and Tsinghua Unigroup agree to form joint-venture

11/30/2016  ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. and Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. today announced an agreement to form a joint-venture and to mutually terminate Tsinghua Unigroup's earlier private placement plan.

SEMI adds industry veteran to Americas leadership

11/30/2016  David Anderson joins as SEMI Americas President.

LCD TV panel makers set lower shipment target for 2017

11/29/2016  Restructuring of older display fabs, migration to larger-sized LCD TV panels and business strategy adjustments are some of the factors prompting LCD TV panel manufacturers to set a conservative shipment goal of 258.4 million units in 2017, a 1.2 percent decline from 2016.

SiFive launches industry's first open-source RISC-V SoC

11/29/2016  SiFive, the first fabless provider of customized, open-source-enabled semiconductors, today announced the availability of its Freedom Everywhere 310 (FE310) system on a chip (SoC).

Novel silicon etching technique crafts 3-D gradient refractive index micro-optics

11/29/2016  A multi-institutional research collaboration has created a novel approach for fabricating three-dimensional micro-optics through the shape-defined formation of porous silicon (PSi), with broad impacts in integrated optoelectronics, imaging, and photovoltaics.

Health diagnosis through bio-signal measuring electrodes on IoT devices

11/28/2016  DGIST developed electrodes that can measure biological signals.

Lab4MEMS project recognized with European Innovation Award

11/28/2016  Project developed pilot line for next-generation MEMS devices.

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts October 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 0.91

11/28/2016  The book-to bill ratio for October dropped below parity for the first time in 11 months, even though bookings and billings activity remains at elevated levels relative to last year.

SATS market driven by increasing demand for high-end packaging solutions

11/22/2016  The SATS market is anticipated to have substantial growth mainly driven by the increasing costs for advanced packaging solutions, according to a report by Persistence Market Research.

Global carbon nanotubes market to grow at 17.9% CAGR through 2025

11/22/2016  The global market for nanotubes was valued at $1,250.00 million in 2015 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.9% during the forecast period 2016-2025.



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