Thinfilm secures fabrication facility in Silicon Valley to house new roll-to-roll manufacturing line

10/07/2016  The company announced today that it has leased a former Qualcomm-owned manufacturing facility in Silicon Valley and will relocate its current US headquarters and NFC Innovation Center in the first quarter of 2017.

New sensor material could enable more sensitive readings of biological signals

10/07/2016  Scientists have created a material that could make reading biological signals, from heartbeats to brainwaves, much more sensitive.

One-pot synthesis towards sulfur-based organic semiconductors

10/07/2016  A short and simple synthetic route for thiophene-fused aromatic compounds.

Berkeley Lab-led research breaks major barrier in transistor size

10/06/2016  A research team led by faculty scientist Ali Javey at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has done just that by creating a transistor with a working 1-nanometer gate. For comparison, a strand of human hair is about 50,000 nanometers thick.

3D TSV is for the development of heterogeneous interconnection, high end memory and performance applications

10/06/2016  This year again, both market segments, high end and low end, are the main targets of the TSV technologies providers.

Researchers use novel materials to build smallest transistor

10/06/2016  In the quest for faster and more powerful computers and consumer electronics, big advances come in small packages.

New cost-effective silicon carbide high voltage switch created

10/06/2016  Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a high voltage and high frequency silicon carbide (SiC) power switch that could cost much less than similarly rated SiC power switches.

Electrons in graphene behave like light, only better

10/05/2016  Researchers discover that electrons mimic light in graphene, confirming a 2007 prediction -- their finding may enable new low power electronics and lead to new experimental probes.

South Korean IT display manufacturers replacing LCD with OLED

10/05/2016  Due to increasing capacity from China, South Korean LCD panel makers are quickly realizing that LCD displays profitability may eventually erode, due to growing capacity and price competition from China, so they are betting their future on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays.

Keynotes announced, registration open for SEMICON Japan 2016

10/05/2016  Today, SEMI announced an exceptional lineup of keynotes at SEMICON Japan's "SuperTHEATER" focusing on innovation and insights into the future of the electronics supply chain.

Dr. Jin Jang joins Silvaco's Technical Advisory Board

10/05/2016  Silvaco, Inc., a provider of electronic design automation software and semiconductor IP, today announced that Dr. Jin Jang of Kyung Hee University in Seoul, Korea, has joined the Technical Advisory Board (TAB).

STMicroelectronics and WiTricity to develop integrated circuits for resonant wireless power transfer

10/04/2016  STMicroelectronics and WiTricity, an industry pioneer in wireless power transfer over distance, today announced their design collaboration to develop semiconductor solutions for magnetic-resonance-based wireless power transfer.

Oxford Instruments develops SiC via etch for RF device manufacture

10/04/2016  As a provider of process solutions for a broad range of applications, Oxford Instruments announced the development and launch of the SiC via plasma etch process using its high performance PlasmaPro100Polaris etch system.

Leti and Institute for Information Industry of Taiwan partner on technologies for IoT, 5G

10/04/2016  The five-year collaboration will include, but is not limited to, joint development and implementation of IoT and 5G based Smart ICT solutions for the EU and Taiwan, and scientific information exchanges.

imec and Holst Centre present the world's most energy-efficient biomedical sensor hub

10/04/2016  imec and Holst Centre (established by imec and TNO), today announced a new sensor hub integrated as a system-on-chip (SoC) intended for a broad range of wearable health devices and applications.

Silicon Labs acquires leading RTOS company Micrium

10/03/2016  Silicon Labs today announced the acquisition of Micrium, a supplier of real-time operating system (RTOS) software for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Kulicke & Soffa appoints Fusen Chen as President and CEO

10/03/2016  Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. announced today that it has named Fusen Chen as President and Chief Executive Officer effective October 31, 2016.

Mentor Graphics joins the WBGi Power Electronics Consortium in Japan

10/03/2016  Mentor Graphics Corporation today announced that it has joined the Wide Band Gap integration (WBGi) power electronics consortium to participate in thermal management and power cycling initiatives.

MagnaChip announces cost competitive 0.13 micron Slim Flash process technology

10/03/2016  MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation announced today the availability of a new 0.13 micron Slim Flash process technology, based on 0.13 micron EEPROM.

STMicroelectronics' semiconductors chips contribute to connected toothbrush from Oral-B

10/03/2016  STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) today revealed its contributions to an intelligent toothbrush system from Oral-B.


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