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Umicore inaugurates new production facility in Germany

06/29/2017  Umicore’s business unit Precious Metals Chemistry today inaugurated its production unit for advanced metal organic precursor technologies used in the semiconductor and LED markets.

Pixelligent Technologies named 2017 Manufacturer of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

06/19/2017  It won this award in the small/midsize company category for companies with revenues under $1B, for its PixClearProcess that is revolutionizing chemical composite technology.

Samsung achieves 220 lumens per watt with new mid-power LED package

06/15/2017  Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that it has begun mass producing a new mid-power LED package, the LM301B, which features the industry's highest luminous efficacy of 220 lumens per watt.

Development of low-dimensional nanomaterials could revolutionize future technologies

06/15/2017  Javier Vela, scientist at the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, believes improvements in computer processors, TV displays and solar cells will come from scientific advancements in the synthesis of low-dimensional nanomaterials.

Osram's next-generation of LEDs set new standards in miniaturization

06/14/2017  Osram Opto Semiconductors today presented the latest generation of surface-mountable LED, the Topled E1608, with a package smaller than its predecessor models by a factor of 20.

Imec world-first to develop 200V, 650V dispersion free normally-off/e-mode power devices on 200mm/8-inch Si wafers

06/13/2017  Imec announced today that it has developed 200V and 650V normally-off/enhancement mode (e-mode) on 200mm/8-inch GaN-on-Silicon wafers.

SUNY ranks among top 100 worldwide for patents granted in 2016

06/12/2017  The State University of New York ranked 38th in the “Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents for 2016,” according to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO).

The drive to smart manufacturing

06/09/2017  What does Smart Manufacturing mean for the future of the electronics manufacturing supply chain?

Dow Corning CL-1000 optical silicone binder extends thermal and optical performance for chip-scale LED package designs

06/09/2017  Dow Corning today introduced Dow Corning CL-1000 Optical Silicone Binder, a new, more thermally stable, high refractive index (RI) material available only in China that is formulated to expand design options for high-power chip-scale LED packaging (CSP).

New diode features optically controlled capacitance

06/06/2017  Israeli researchers have developed a new optically tunable capacitor with embedded metal nanoparticles, creating a metal-insulator-semiconductor diode that is tunable by illumination.

2017FLEX Monterey focuses on accelerating to manufacturing as industry growth escalates

05/15/2017  FlexTech's annual Flexible Electronics Conference and Exhibit -- 2017FLEX -- is set for the Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif. from June 19-22, 2017.

2017FLEX Korea: First flexible hybrid electronics conference in Korea

05/10/2017  Today FlexTech, A SEMI Strategic Association Partner, announced the full agenda for the inaugural flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) conference coming up on May 31-June 1 in Seoul at COEX Exhibition Center.

Entegris acquires MicroElectronics filtration product line from W. L. Gore & Associates

04/25/2017  The transaction expands Entegris' portfolio of filtration solutions for semiconductor, OLED and flat panel display applications.

SEMICON Southeast Asia attendance surges on disruptive technology

04/25/2017  Today, SEMI announced that SEMICON Southeast Asia 2017 (SEMICON SEA 2017) is reporting an increase of up to 30 percent in attendees this year.

SEMICON Southeast Asia 2017: Disruption and the value of digital transformation in manufacturing

04/17/2017  At SEMICON Southeast Asia 2017, Dr. Chen Fusen, CEO of Kulicke & Soffa Pte Ltd, Singapore, will give a keynote on digital transformation in the manufacturing sector.

LG Innotek launches UV LED module for sterilizing water purifier faucets

04/12/2017  LG Innotek succeeded in mass-producing ultraviolet (UV) LED module that sterilizes the inside of water purifier faucet aerators.

Seoul Semiconductor files patent infringement lawsuit in Germany asserting infringement of its high-power LED technology

04/12/2017  On March 31, 2017, Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd (Seoul) filed a patent infringement lawsuit in Germany in the District Court of Düsseldorf against Mouser Electronics Inc. (Mouser), a global electronic components distributor, asserting infringement of an LED patent.

USC Viterbi researchers develop new class of optoelectronic materials

04/11/2017  New class of semiconductor materials can be used as light absorber in solar cells.

LED Taiwan opens tomorrow in Taipei

04/11/2017  With a combined 500 booths, the exhibitions and conferences of LED Taiwan, opening tomorrow in Taipei, will attract over 12,000 visitors.

Optoelectronics, sensors/actuators, and discretes move toward normal growth rates

04/05/2017  Weakness in high-brightness LEDs lowered optoelectronics in 2016 while sensors/actuators got a needed boost from improved pricing.




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Materials

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Success in electronics manufacturing increasingly relies on the materials used in production and packaging. More than 50 different elements from the periodic table are now used in semiconductor manufacturing, and the list grows even longer when you consider the requirements of flexible/printed electronics, LEDs, compound semiconductors, power electronics, displays, MEMS and bioelectronics. In this webcast, experts will focus on changing material requirements, the evolving material supply chain, recent advances in process and packaging materials and substrates, and the role new materials such as carbon nanotubes will play in the future.

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MEMS

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MEMS have quite different process and material requirements compared to mainstream microprocessor and memory types of devices. We will explore the latest trends in MEMS devices – including sensor fusion, biosensors, energy harvesting – new manufacturing challenges and potential equipment and materials solutions to those challenges.

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Interconnects

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This webcast will examine the state-of-the-art in conductors and dielectrics, -- including contacts and Metal1 through global level -- pre-metal dielectrics, associated planarization, necessary etch, strip and cleans, embedded passives, global and intermediate TSVs for 3D, as well as reliability, system, and performance issues.

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Testing PAs under Digital Predistortion and Dynamic Power Supply Conditions

The power amplifier (PA) – as either a discrete component or part of an integrated front end module (FEM) – is one of the most integral RF integrated circuits (RFICs) in the modern radio. In Part 2 of this white paper series, you will learn different techniques for testing PAs via an interactive white paper with multiple how-to videos.September 06, 2017
Sponsored by National Instruments

Learn the Basics of Power Amplifier and Front End Module Measurements

The power amplifier (PA) – as either a discrete component or part of an integrated front end module (FEM) – is one of the most integral RF integrated circuits (RFICs) in the modern radio. Download this white paper to learn the basics of testing RF PAs and FEMs via an interactive white paper with multiple how-to videos.May 22, 2017
Sponsored by National Instruments

Wafer Handler Predictive Monitor and Equipment Verification, Excursion Detection, Defect Reduction & Tool Matching

Consistent equipment performance, avoiding unscheduled downtime, reducing defects and preventing excursions is key to reducing cost and improving die and line yield in semiconductor manufacturing. The fully automated InnerSense SmartWafer (SMW2) system addresses these key metrics. The SMW2 system is effectively being used as a predictive monitor for handler PM’s, a leading indicator for mechanical defects and can detect, predict and prevent most mechanical related excursions, including wafer damage that can lead to subsequent wafer breakage. The SMW2 system can further improve tool availability by improving post PM recovery and tool matching.January 24, 2017
Sponsored by InnerSense

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ITPC2017
Big Island, Hawaii
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November 05, 2017 - November 08, 2017
SEMICON Europa
Munich, Germany
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November 14, 2017 - November 17, 2017
IEDM 2017
San Francisco, CA
http://ieee-iedm.org
December 02, 2017 - December 06, 2017
ISS 2018
Half Moon Bay, CA
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January 15, 2018 - January 18, 2018

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