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Roth Capital Partners Schedules Semiconductor Corporate Access Day
August 22, 2014
Roth Capital Partners reported that it will host its 5th Annual Semiconductor Corporate Access Day on Wednesday, September 3, at the St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco, Calif. Roth said the event will give investors the opportunity to interact with senior management of a select group of companies representing a variety of small/mid-cap semiconductor companies focused on datacenter and next-gen telecom/network infrastructure stocks.

STMicroelectronics Publishes its IFRS 2014 Semi Annual Accounts
August 21, 2014
GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- STMicroelectronics NV (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, published today its IFRS 2014 Semi Annual Accounts for the six-month period ended June 28, 2014, on its website and filed them with the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets. The Company's Semi Annual Accounts, prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) can be found at www.st.com. About STMicroelectronics

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY REPORTS MULTIPLE TRANSACTIONS BY VP WORLDWIDE SALES AND APPLICATIONS LITTLE (Arizona)
August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP), Chandler, Ariz., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by VP for Worldwide Sales and Applications Mitchell R. Little, Chandler.

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY REPORTS MULTIPLE TRANSACTIONS BY VP MCU8 DIVISION DREHOBL (Arizona)
August 21, 2014
WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 -- Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP), Chandler, Ariz., has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest held by VP for MCU8 Division Stephen V. Drehobl, Chandler.

GigOptix to Participate in the ROTH Semiconductor Corporate Access Day
August 21, 2014
GigOptix, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GIG), a leading supplier of advanced high-speed semiconductor components for use in long-haul, metro, Cloud connectivity, data centers, consumer electronics links and interactive applications, through optical and wireless communications networks, today announced that management will participate in the ROTH Semiconductor Corporate Access Day and be available to meet with investors on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

Microchip Again Named to "50 Best Companies to Sell For" List by Selling Power Magazine; Selected for Second Consecutive Year; Remains Only Semiconductor Company
August 21, 2014
Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced that it was chosen for the 2014 " Selling Power 50 Best Companies to Sell For " list. Each year, the corporate research team at Selling Power magazine assembles and publishes this list, which includes companies of all sizes, with sales forces ranging from fewer than 100 to those in the thousands. Microchip ranked 17th, moving up two places from 2013, and is still the only semiconductor company on the list.

Washington: Guidelines for Enhancing Solar Cells Using Surface Plasmon Polaritons
August 21, 2014
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued the following news release: Researchers from the NIST Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST) have established guidelines for using surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) to improve absorption in both photovoltaic or photoelectrochemical cells used for energy conversion.* In both types of photocells, SPPs (electromagnetic waves that travel along a metal-semiconductor interface) have the potential to increase the amount of light absorbed in the active material layer, improving the overall efficiency of light collection in solar energy devices.

Dubois Displays New Edge Coating System with UV LED Curing from Phoseon Technology at the International Woodworking Fair.
August 20, 2014
  Hillsboro, OR (PRWEB) August 20, 2014       Dubois Equipment (booth 4913) will display its new Edge Coating System with UV LED curing technology at the International Woodworking Fair, August 20-23. Dubois manufactures a complete line of custom edge wood finishing systems that have been provided to the cabinet, furniture, and door industries for over 30 years. As a market innovator, Dubois now plans to debut UV LED curing technology on their newest edge machine. These UV LED cure units are provided with the proper lamp length, wattage, and reflector type to meet your curing requirements, stop by booth 4913 to see the latest in edge coatings system in action.           The International Woodworking Fair is the largest showcase of machinery, materials, supplies, and services in the Western Hemisphere for woodworking and related industries. This is the event where industry professionals from all over the globe will come to find products and solutions for furniture manufacturing, cabinetry, architectural woodworking and material processing.

ADLINK Unveils High Performance PXI Express Embedded Controller With 4th Generation Intel; R Core™ i7 Processor.
August 20, 2014
  San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014         ADLINK Technology, Inc., a leading global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks for edge devices that enable the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the release of the new PXIe-3985, its highest performing 3U PXI Express (PXIe) embedded controller, equipped with the quad-core 4th generation Intel(R) Core™ i7-4700EQ processor and operating at up to 3.4 GHz clock frequency (in single-core Turbo Boost Mode). With four links x4 or two links x16 and x8 PCI Express gen 2 link capability, up to 8 GB/s of total system throughput and up to 16 GB of DDR3L 1600 MHz RAM, the PXIe-3985 is the perfect choice for applications requiring intensive data analysis or processing and high-speed data streaming, such as in wireless, radar, or RF testing environments. Our latest high performance embedded controller is being showcased in ADLINK's booth #627 at IEEE AUTOTEST 2014 from September 15-18 at America's Center in St. Louis, MO.     "As a sponsor member of the PXI Systems Alliance, ADLINK is continuously expanding its portfolio of PXI and PXI Express offerings with new generation Intel(R) processors.

GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS FROM ALUMINUM, SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRIES QUANTIFIED FOR THE 1ST TIME
August 18, 2014
LA JOLLA, Calif., Aug. 18 -- The University of California at San Diego Scripps Institution of Oceanography issued the following press release: Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and colleagues used high-precision measurements of atmospheric gases to find that two potent perfluorocarbon greenhouse gases are emitted to the atmosphere from aluminum and semiconductor manufacturing in far greater quantities than these industries had estimated. An earlier study found that the reported emissions of these perfluorocarbons, which are among the compounds regulated under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), only accounted for half of the emissions observed in the atmosphere during the period 2002-2010. This study distinguishes these emissions by type of industry to further understand the sources of this discrepancy.


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