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Contract Award: Kulite Semiconductor Products Wins Federal Contract for "MOTIONAL TRANSDUCER"
September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- DLA Acquisition Locations (Defense Logistics Agency), DLA Aviation - BSM, has awarded a $66640.00 federal contract on Sept. 16 for "MOTIONAL TRANSDUCER." Contractor Awardee: Kulite Semiconductor Products Inc., One Willow Tree Rd., Leonia, 07605-2239 US For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at htsyndication@hindustantimes.com

Emerging trends in system-of-systems design
September 17, 2014
umbai, Sept. 17 -- As electronic components become increasingly ubiquitous, the market opportunity for electronic devices has expanded greatly worldwide. In India alone, the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) report from 2012 claims that domestic demand for electronics devices is expected to reach USD 400 billion (INR 40,000 crore) in FY2020. This growth is fueled by increasing demand in such areas as consumer electronics, automotive, mobile, cloud computing, and big data. This demand for electronics has had a waterfall effect on the demand for semiconductors. The 2014 report by IESA and Frost & Sullivan notes that the semiconductor industry in India is poised to grow at an exponential rate, with a CAGR of 9.9 % to reach USD 94.2 billion (INR 5.9 crore) by 2015.

Two-dimensional electron liquids
September 17, 2014
Truly two-dimensional objects are rare. Even a thin piece of paper is trillions of atoms thick. When physicists do succeed in producing 2D systems, quantum interactions can lead to new phenomena and Nobel prizes. Two examples: graphene - single-atom-thick sheets of carbon atoms - has unique mechanical, electrical, and optical properties; and two-dimensional electron gases (2DEG) - planar collections of electrons supported at the interface between certain semiconductors such as gallium arsenide - allow the observation of such emergent behaviors as the quantum Hall effect and the spin Hall effect. A relatively new frontier for studying 2D matter is provided by planar collections of electrons at the surface of transition-metal-oxide (TMO) materials, in which high electron densities give rise to interactions that are stronger than in semiconductors. Consequently it is more accurate to refer to the TMO electron ensemble as a 2D liquid rather than as a 2D gas. Scientists hope to find exotic emergent phenomena in these high-density, highly-interactive electron environments.

Zacks' Terry Ruffolo Discusses Microchip Technology & LyondellBasell with Todd Bunton, Growth & Income Strategist -- Video Posted on InvestmentPitch.com; Financial report
September 17, 2014
  Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 16, 2014) - Terry Ruffolo, Zacks'             Director of Media Relations, discusses Microchip Technology (NASDAQ: MCHP) and   LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) with Todd Bunton, CFA, growth and income strategist at           Zacks Investment Research.       This video interview can be viewed at       InvestmentPitch.com. If this link is not enabled, please visit     www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter "Zacks" in the search box.       If you cannot view the video above, please visit:       http://www.investmentpitch.com/video/0_acwoy1ys/Zacks-Research--Growth-Income-Stocks-NASDAQ-MCHP-NYSE-LYB         Both companies recently delivered solid Q2 results, prompting     analysts to revise their estimates meaningfully higher for both 2014 and 2015.

eBeam Initiative Survey Indicates New eBeam Expectations For Photomask Production; Continued semiconductor scaling drives new mask design requirements; use of complex mask shapes predicted to increase
September 16, 2014
 The eBeam Initiative, a forum dedicated to the education and promotion of new semiconductor manufacturing approaches based on electron beam (eBeam) technologies, today announced the completion of its third annual eBeam Initiative survey. 52 industry luminaries representing 29 member companies from across the photomask supply chain participated in the survey.  Respondents provided their opinions on a variety of topics critical to advanced photomask production, including the implementation of multibeam mask writing, anticipation of mask hotspots as a manufacturing challenge, new expectations for dose modulation, complex masks and slower resists, and predictions on the production implementation of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography and complementary eBeam lithography (CEBL).  The complete results of the survey will be presented and discussed by an expert panel today during the eBeam Initiative's annual members meeting at the SPIE Photomask Technology Conference in Monterey, Calif., and are available for download athttp://www.ebeam.org/docs/ebeam-initiative-2014-survey.pdf. 

UMC Selected as a DJSI Global Component for Seventh Consecutive Year; Foundry earns perfect scores in three different categories
September 16, 2014
United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC" or "The Company"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced that Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) selected UMC as a global component for the seventh consecutive year. UMC was listed for both the DJSI-World and DJSI-Emerging Markets indexes. DJSI-World 2014 evaluated about 2,500 global enterprises, with only 319 qualifying as global components. Only five semiconductor companies were selected worldwide, with only two listed for DJSI-Emerging Markets. DJSI awarded UMC with perfect scores in Antitrust Policy, Product Quality and Recall Management and Environmental Policy/Management System and with high scores in several other categories. UMC's overall scores have continued to increase in recent years, illustrating the company's continued excellence in sustainable operations. This accomplishment sets a standard for leading global companies and is recognized by international investors.

Nova Selected for 10nm and 7nm Technology Nodes by Leading Logic Manufacturer; Competitive Selection Process and Subsequent Win Driven by Nova's Superior FinFET Metrology Solution
September 16, 2014
Nova Measuring Instruments (Nasdaq: NVMI), a leading innovator and a key provider of optical metrology solutions for advanced process control used in semiconductor manufacturing, announced today that a leading logic manufacturer selected Nova's Optical CD metrology solution to support the development and future manufacturing of its 10nm and 7nm technology nodes, covering both FEOL and BEOL applications in Litho, Etch, Deposition, CMP and Epi process steps. The selection includes Nova's advanced stand-alone metrology toolset, the NovaMARS modeling platform and Nova's new High-Power-Computing (HPC) server for 3D applications solutions. Nova's solution was selected following a competitive evaluation between the leading Optical CD suppliers for front-end and back-end of line applications. Through the evaluation process vendors were required to demonstrate advanced solutions capable of handling the future challenges of critical dimension (CD) measurements of 3D FinFET gates. Nova's solution was selected due to superior metrology performance in benchmark applications, providing excellent fleet matching precision. Nova's holistic metrology approach, combining NovaMARS modeling software, fast time to solution and unique channels of measurement, such as Darkfield Spectral Reflectometry (DSR), has demonstrated the performance and extendibility required to meet the challenges of 10nm and 7nm technology development.

SEMI Commends House Passage of Bi-Partisan Manufacturing Innovation Act
September 16, 2014
The Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International issued the following news release: SEMI praised the bipartisan effort in the United States House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2996, the Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation (RAMI) Act. SEMI further urged the Senate to move quickly on the legislation that would create public private partnerships to establish institutes for manufacturing innovation.

David Bell Joins Triad Semiconductor's Board of Directors.
September 16, 2014
  Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014         Triad Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that David B. Bell former President & CEO of Intersil and former President of Linear Technology Corporation was appointed to the company's board of directors.     "David has extraordinary technology and business expertise, and we are delighted that he is joining Triad's board of directors," said Lynn Hayden, Triad CEO and chairman.             Mr. Bell brings over thirty five years of analog and mixed signal semiconductor experience to Triad's board. From 2008 to 2012, he served as President and CEO of Intersil Corporation leading the transformation of Intersil from a PC-centric business into a system-level analog & mixed signal company focused on key growth markets. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Bell served as President of Linear Technology Corporation where he oversaw their revenue growth from $607M to $1,093M.         "Triad's technology enables rapid creation of custom analog and mixed-signal ICs without the compromises of prior configurable analog solutions." Bell said. "I'm excited to join Triad's board and help them exploit the broad market potential for this new technology."       ABOUT TRIAD SEMICONDUCTOR         Triad helps companies differentiate themselves through hardware innovation by rapidly integrating and productizing their analog and mixed signal electronics into custom Agile ASICs™.  

Sr. Development Engineer/R&D
September 16, 2014
National Defense Industrial Association has issued the following Job Vacancy: Job Summary Company ASML Location Santa Clara, CA 95054 Industries Electronics, Components, and Semiconductor Mfg Job Type Full Time Employee Years of Experience 2+​ to 5 Years Education Level Bachelor's Degree Career Level Experienced (Non-Manager)


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