Headlines


America Semiconductor Offers SD51 Silicon Power Schottky Diodes for High Frequency Applications
July 28, 2014
Robust 60 Amp Devices Supplied in Standard DO-5 Package Linden, NJ ... America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, announced the release of their SD51 silicon power Schottky diodes.  The DO-5 stud-mount parts feature a continuous forward current of 60 A, and repetitive peak reverse voltage of 45 V.  Optimized for very low forward voltage drop with moderate leakage, the parts notably offer high surge capability.  The diodes' technology supports reliable performance up to 150 °C junction temperature, while their construction offers increased ruggedness and long-term reliability, as well as hermetic packaging.

TriQuint Posts 2Q 2014 Results
July 28, 2014
TriQuint Semiconductor has reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 28. Commenting on the results, Ralph Quinsey, President and CEO, stated, "Revenue and earnings in the second quarter exceeded the high end of our previous guidance and our full year outlook remains strong. We continue to see robust demand in our infrastructure and mobile markets as worldwide demand for 4G LTE services ramp up with very strong demand for LTE base station products and premium filters for smartphones. We expect to exceed our goal of 500 basis points of gross margin improvement year over year and are now targeting 2014 full year non-GAAP gross margins to be greater than 40 percent. Additionally, we expect full year non-GAAP EPS to be up more than 6 times our 2013 results."

Startup debuts 60GHz WiFi chip for mobile displays
July 28, 2014
umbai, July 28 -- Nitero, a startup company, has recently unleashed its first 60GHz WiFi silicon, which comes at the close of Qualcomm's acquisition of 60GHz chipset maker Wilocity. The NT4600 28nm chip supports 802.11ad with an initial focus on mobile displays.

Bright Light Systems Finalizes U. S. Naval Station Everett Retrofit Project
July 28, 2014
Bright Light Systems reported the completion of a lighting retrofit project for the U. S. Naval Station in Everett, Wash.

Analog Devices Completes Acquisition of Hittite
July 28, 2014
Analog Devices has completed its acquisition of Hittite Microwave Corp. in an all-cash transaction at a purchase price of $78 per share, reflecting a total enterprise value of approximately $2 billion.

A*STAR and Partners Create Semiconductor R&D Joint Labs
July 28, 2014
Four joint laboratories on July 23 launched between A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME), and its 10 industry partners. A*STAR said in a release that the laboratories a total commitment of S$200m between both private and public sectors. A*STAR noted that the Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs will develop and advance semiconductor technologies for future electronics markets. The industry partners involved in this international collaboration are: Applied Materials, Dai Nippon Printing, Disco, KLA-Tencor, Mentor Graphics, Nikon, Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific, Pink, Tokyo Electron and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo.

A*STAR and Partners Create Semiconductor R&D Joint Labs
July 28, 2014
Four joint laboratories on July 23 launched between A*STAR's Institute of Microelectronics (IME), and its 10 industry partners. A*STAR said in a release that the laboratories a total commitment of S$200m between both private and public sectors. A*STAR noted that the Advanced Semiconductor Joint Labs will develop and advance semiconductor technologies for future electronics markets. The industry partners involved in this international collaboration are: Applied Materials, Dai Nippon Printing, Disco, KLA-Tencor, Mentor Graphics, Nikon, Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific, Pink, Tokyo Electron and Tokyo Ohka Kogyo.

HITTITE MICROWAVE: Faces Merger-Related Class Suit in Delaware
July 28, 2014
Delores Joyce, on Behalf of Herself and All Others SimilarlySituated v. Hittite Microwave Corporation, Gregory R. Beecher,Ernest L. Godshalk, Franklin Weigold, Rick D. Hess, Adrienne M.

'Advertisers Will Soon Want a Channel-agnostic Media Plan'
July 28, 2014
Brian Lesser, Global CEO of Group M's programmatic media and technology company Xaxis, says all digital advertising will be programmatic, and in a couple of years, video is going to power the business in India By Abhinn Shreshtha All advertising will be digital and all digital advertising will be programmatic - that is the assertion of Brian Lesser, Global CEO of Xaxis, Group M's programmatic media and technology company, on his first visit to India. It might seem like a bold statement coming from anyone else, but Xaxis has a proven track record in markets like North America and Europe when it comes to programmatically connecting advertisers and publishers to audiences. Though the concept of programmatic ad sales might still be nascent in India, Lesser feels India is a market "which does not go through an adolescence period but directly into the maturity phase".

-LG G PAD 10.1 TO BEGIN AUSTRALIAN ADVENTURE
July 28, 2014
ENP Newswire - 28 July 2014Release date- 23072014 - SYDNEY - 'Connected living' is a common expression in the consumer electronics industry, and nowhere is the pursuit of this more apparent than at LG.With the arrival of the critically acclaimed G3 smartphone close to Australian shores, LG Australia (LG) today announced the availability of its much anticipated LG G Watch, and with it, the August arrival of its latest and definitely greatest tablet, the LG G Pad 10.1.


NEW PRODUCTS

Entegris announces GateKeeper GPS platform
07/15/2014Entegris, Inc., announced last week the launch of GateKeeper GPS, its next-generation of automated regeneration gas purification system (GPS) technology....
Bruker introduces Inspire nanoscale chemical mapping system
07/15/2014Bruker today announced the release of Inspire, the first integrated scanning probe microscopy (SPM) infrared system for 10-nanometer spatial...
MEMS wafer inspection system from Sonoscan
06/25/2014Sonoscan has announced its AW322 200 fully automated system for ultrasonic inspection of MEMS wafers....